At the end of 2006, newly elected president Felipe Calderon declared the war against the powerful cartels that smuggle Colombian cocaine and domestically produced crystal meth and marihuana into the USA. Approximately 50.000 people, according to conservative estimates, have died in the ensuing drug violence, more casualties as the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan combined.
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