Mexican drug cartels move into Central America (AP) – 340th Edition

14 03 2011

In this Sept. 3, 2010 file photo, a police officer shows journalists the containers in which millions of dollars of U.S. currency, behind, were found buried in a rural area in Zacatecoluca state, east of San Salvador, El Salvador. U.S. President Barack Obama's planned visit to El Salvador in March 2011 comes at a time when drug traffickers squeezed by enforcement efforts in Mexico and Colombia are moving to Central America. El Salvador is asking for more money from the United States to tackle a growing drug trafficking problem. (AP Photo/La Prensa Grafica, Rony Gonzalez) EL SALVADOR OUT - NO USAR EN EL SALVADORAP – On a steamy, late-summer day near the Salvadoran coast, more than 100 police working an intelligence tip scoured a near-vacant cattle ranch the size of 42 Manhattan blocks.

Visit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *