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Monday, February 15, 2010

NATIONAL - Mexico prez presents new plan for violent city

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico -- Relatives of youths killed in a recent massacre interrupted and jeered President Felipe Calderon as he pledged Thursday night to spend more on social programs to curb runaway drug gang violence in this border city. "If you had a son killed, you would have looked for the murderer even under rocks," a sobbing Luz Davila, whose two teenage sons were among 15 killed in the Jan. 31 attack, told Calderon. "But I don't have the resources."

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PHOTO: A protester is carried away by police outside a convention center in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. Protesters demanded the president resign after a recent massacre that killed 15
teenagers with no known gang ties. (AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini) (Alexandre Meneghini - AP)