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Mexico: Money, drugs and guns

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Mexico: Money, drugs and guns

In his last state-of-the-nation address before leaving office in December, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said he was not to blame for the spiraling drug-related violence, which has killed more than 50,000 people since he took office in 2006.

We're the consumers and we're supplying the money and guns, he said. Hard to argue with that!

Roberto De Vido is a communications consultant, writer, cartoonist and jack of many trades. The former chief of Tucson Sentinel’s East Asia Bureau, he now lives in California (make of that what you will).

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