Argentina drug war leads to dangerous threats
Illegal groups escalate warnings of retaliation as security forces intensify war on traffickers.
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2012 09:13

Argentina is fighting its own war against the drug trade, as traffickers innovate to find new ways to move narcotics.

Authorities are arresting dealers and pushers in record numbers, but the people involved in the fight against drugs have become victims of harassment by traffickers, including the leaving of bloody messages.

Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Jujuy.

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