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Daily Archives: September 2nd, 2011

 Acapulco, Mexico.  The powerful Sinaloa drug cartel and other criminal gangs have kidnapped at least four teachers in the last two weeks. Another 500 teachers say they’re being held hostage by a “pay-or-die” extortion racket , and cough up half  their salaries to mexican mobster cartels.   Al Jazeera’s Franc Contreras reports from Acapulco.