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Mexico Denies Report Officials Help Dealers

Compiled From Wire Services

Mexico on Monday denied a newspaper report alleging that two state governors are aiding drug traffickers.

Attorney General Jorge Madrazo said government investigations had revealed nothing of substance to implicate the two governors, Sonora Gov. Manlio Fabio Beltrones and Morelos Gov. Jorge Carrillo Olea.

“Various investigations carried out to date in Sonora and Morelos … have not resulted in any legally grounded accusations,” Madrazo told the official Mexican news agency Notimex. Sonora state borders Arizona, and Morelos state is south of Mexico City.

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