Drug cartels now control 60 percent of Mexican prisons, reports the government’s National Human Rights Commission. Mass prison escapes are common in Mexico.
Just as Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa predicted: The pilot program to open the border to Mexican trucks is turning out to be a complete failure.
Still another reason to keep the border closed to dangerous Mexican trucks. LA Now reports,
The Mexican drug wars are getting worse, making it even less likely that U.S. truckers will haul freight south of the border.
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