Jan 6, 2012

Drug War: Joaquin 'Shorty' Guzman being furiously pursued by Mexico to save its bloody war on drug cartels

A good look at the accelerating hunt for the "world's most wanted man" and the Mexican--and U.S.politics--involved.

National Post: "President Felipe Calderon’s government is furiously trying to flush out the man nicknamed El Chapo — “Shorty” — to rescue its bloody war on drug cartels. Joaquin Guzman is the greatest symbol of the cartels’ defiance of Mr. Calderon, whose war unleashed a wave of gang violence that is eroding support for the PAN ahead of presidential elections on July 1. Mr. Calderon is barred by law from seeking a second term." read more

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