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October 22, 2007 5:33 PM

White House unveils plan to help Mexico fight drug trafficking

The White House announced Monday that it's requesting $500 million to help Mexico fight drug gangs — the first installment of a multi-year program that would total an estimated $1.4 billion in U.S. aid. In addition, the White House announced it had requested $50 million to fight drug-related violence in Central America.

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