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Mexico, U.S. Increasing Drug Extraditions

Monday, 02 Nov 2009 09:45 AM


Mexico's attorney general is meeting his American counterpart in Washington, a day after the US announced a record number of extraditions from Mexico.

Arturo Chavez and US Attorney General Eric Holder are expected to discuss further co-operatioMexico's attorney general is meeting his American counterpart in Washington, a day after the US announced a record number of extraditions from Mexico.
n in the extradition of suspected criminals to the US.

Eleven fugitives were transferred over the Mexican border on Sunday, bringing the total extradited this year to 100.

The US says this is a sign of increased co-operation between the two countries.

The US justice department said the 11 fugitives transferred across the border on Saturday brought the total for 2009 to "the highest yearly number of extraditions from Mexico to date".

The 11 had all been indicted or charged in the US for alleged crimes including sex offences, drug trafficking, money laundering and murder, the justice department said.

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