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Latest update : 2012-03-14

Tijuana's 'Narco Tunnels': a lucrative game of hide and seek

Mexican drug traffickers are increasingly relying on tunnels dug under the US border to smuggle their illegal merchandise into the country. Our Mexico correspondents Laurence Cuvillier and Matthieu Comin report from the city of Tijuana, where several of these tunnels have been busted by the authorities.

By Matthieu COMIN , Laurence CUVILLIER

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