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Homicide Rates in Mexican Border Cities Much Higher than in US Counterparts

By MARK LORENZANA A few days after U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Ken Salazar warned that growing insecurity across a number of Mexican states could have a negative impact on foreign investment in the country, Mexican daily newspaper Reforma released a report on Sunday, Aug. 28, detailing the contrasting homicide rates between cities on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, based

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US Border Town Braces for More Migrants as Partisan Fights Rage on

XINHUA HIDALGO, Texas — It’s a scene straight out of a “Mission: Impossible” episode: A helicopter hovers at low altitude above a roadside jungle while several officers search on foot along the bush edges with a dozen vehicles from multiple law enforcement agencies stopping by. But for people living in Hidalgo, a county near the U.S.-Mexico border with Texas, the

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