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23 February 2009

State Dept. Cites 'Large Firefights' in Travel Alert on Mexico

William Booth, Washington Post

Recent Mexican army and police confrontations with drug cartels have resembled small-unit combat, with cartels employing automatic weapons and grenades," the advisory reads. "Large firefights have taken place in many towns and cities across Mexico but most recently in northern Mexico, including Tijuana, Chihuahua City and Ciudad Juarez. During some of these incidents, US citizens have been trapped and temporarily prevented from leaving the area.

["All-inclusive" now has a new meaning at some resort towns. - Sarge]

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