Since President Felipe Calderon declared an all out war on the narco-traffickers in December 2006, Mexico has been plunged into a real civil war conflict. The war declared on drug lords caused unprecedented outburst of violence in the whole country. Under pressure to keep their lucrative routes, the traffickers are fighting both among themselves, and against Mexican Federal forces. The conflict has already cost the lives of 26,000 people: narcos, policemen and civilians.
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