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Mexico remembers its dead amid drug wars
As country marks Day of the Dead, many families of the victims of gangs renew their quest for justice.
Last Modified: 02 Nov 2011 00:28

 People across Mexico are marking the Day of the Dead, a time to remember deceased family members.

One woman, Katiushka Rodriguez, lost two family members in an incident which saw 18 men killed when a drug gang mistook them for rival gang members. The men were kidnapped, killed, and then buried in a mass grave, which was discovered a year ago.

Rodriguez has taken it upon herself to see that justice is done. A year ago she met with Felipe Calderon, the president of Mexico, who promised to investigate the killings.

Franc Contreras reports from Morelia.

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