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Attention to Mexico's Drug War Heightens

Attention to Mexico's Drug War Heightens

Maureen Cavanaugh : News about the drug cartel war going on in Mexico has been making the national headlines more frequently lately. Officials from the Obama administration are pledging to help Mexico in its efforts to defeat the drug criminals who are behind a wave of appalling violence in areas of the country, including the U.S.-Mexico border region.

But this time of year, there's an additional concern. The safety of thousands of US college students who make their annual spring break migration to Mexico and specifically Baja California.



Amy Isackson , KPBS border reporter.

Vicente Calderon , editor of .