We track four people on their journey.
Caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs
13 Jun 2013 13:32 GMT | Science & Technology
An estimated 70 billion dollars worth of mobile phones are stolen and traded every year.
Now phone makers are being asked to do more to take on the thieves.
Al Jazeera's Tarek Bazley reports.
Source: Al Jazeera
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Politics, United States, Cuba
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