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May 26, 2011

Headless corpses spark worries on Mexico's southern border

If the border that separates the United States and Mexico is fairly easy to penetrate, then Mexico's other border — the southern one, abutting Guatemala — is virtually a sieve. For a few pesos, boatmen along the Usamacinta, a jade-hued jungle river, will take people or cargo across, no questions asked.

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