Mexico

    Fifty-eight people were killed in violence tied to Mexican drug cartels Nov. 3, the highest single-day tally in 2008, El Universal newspaper reported. The deaths included a man who was shot in a Red Cross center near the US border while recovering from a previous attempt to kill him, the Mexico City-based newspaper said. So far, 4,325 people have been killed in violence related to drug trafficking in Mexico in 2008, El Universal said. President Felipe Calderon has sent thousands of troops to combat drug gangs in the most violent states since he took office in 2006. (Bloomberg)

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