Mexican armed forces in charge of security at port of Lazaro Cardnas, Michoacan

Posted on November 11, 2013 • Filed under: Crime, Drug Activity, Mexico, Police/Military Activity

Reuters reported – Mexican armed forces have taken charge of security in the Pacific port of Lazaro Cardenas, a major cargo hub in a part of the country struggling to contain violent drug gangs.

The government said on Monday that units of the army, navy and federal police were moving in to oversee access to and around Lazaro Cardenas, one of Mexico’s principal gateways to trade with Asia on the southern flank of Michoacan state.Read Article

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