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post #5 of Old 05-04-2012, 11:17 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by notacop View Post
Todays news, 26 bodies found near the border. You really want to go do tacos in Mexico? I have Mexican birthed friends that won't go back.
You mean this?

At least 23 people killed in Mexican border city - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

This was about 1500 miles from Tijuana. And they seem to have been targeted as part of a war between narco gangs:

Borderland Beat: Nine bodies found hanging off Nuevo Laredo bridge

I'm well aware of the safety issues, but the dozens of websites I've perused all indicate that outside Tijuana, Baja California is quite safe. Safer than Oakland, anyway... and I used to work there. But thanks for your concern & for your kind offer!
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