Drug war mars Mexico festivities

Mexico celebrates 200 years since independence from spain amid threat from drug cartels.


    This Wednesday marks 200 years since Mexico's independence from Spain.

    Threats from drug cartels, however, have cast a shaddow on festivities in several towns.

    Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Mexico city.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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