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Linares, Mexico<br />
June 6, 2007<br />
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The Mexican government has placed 30,000 military, primarily in the north of the country, to combat crime and drug trafficking. The military opens the "food for weapons" program in the small town of Linares. "Arm yourself with values, not with weapons" is the motto. Owning a weapon in Mexico is a crime. The military has been operating this program for the past few months and have collected about 1,000 weapons, including grenades.

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Mexican Drug War

Linares, Mexico
June 6, 2007

The Mexican government has placed 30,000 military, primarily in the north of the country, to combat crime and drug trafficking. The military opens the "food for weapons" program in the small town of Linares. "Arm yourself with values, not with weapons" is the motto. Owning a weapon in Mexico is a crime. The military has been operating this program for the past few months and have collected about 1,000 weapons, including...
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From gallery: Mexican Drug Wars 2007
Photographer: ARCHIVE ANTHONY SUAU
Source: Anthony Suau
Date 29 May 2007
Location: Linares Mexico
Credit: Anthony Suau © 2007
Copyright: Anthony Suau © 2007
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