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Mexico cracks down on subway vendors

Government starts targeting unlicensed sellers of items in metro system, many of whom depend on job to make ends meet.

Last updated: 24 Jul 2014 17:20
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A crackdown on subway vendors is under way in Mexico city.

Those who sell sweets and other items to make ends meet are now being arrested.

Al Jazeera's Rachel Levin reports on how their livelihoods are now in jeopardy in Mexico City.

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