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Today in Latin American History

200,000 Mexicans Protested the Mexican Drug War in 2011

200,000 Mexicans Protested the Mexican Drug War in 2011

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Today in Latin American history, 200,000 Mexicans protested the 38,000 who have died during the Mexican Drug War in 2011.

Mexicans in at least 25 of the country’s 31 states protested to “stop the war, for a just and peaceful Mexico.”  Some protesters marched 100 km to Mexico City.

Protests also took place in cities in Europe, Canada, the United States, and Brazil.

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