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Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. of Mexico swings a right at Grover Wiley during their Welterweight bout on June 9, 2007 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Texas Boxing Match Canceled For Fear Of Drug Cartel Violence

A federal risk assessment of a now-canceled West Texas boxing match predicted it would draw leaders from two rival drug cartels, but noted the cartels had declared the event a “neutral zone,” a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Friday.

04/27/2012

File photo of an area in Juarez by the Mexico-U.S. border. (credit: Jesus Alcazar/AFP/Getty Images)

Government Border Town Crackdowns On The Rise

State and federal agencies are cracking down on border town corruption as part of the larger effort to battle Mexican drug cartels.

04/26/2012

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