The wrong word…

December 11, 2009

MEXICO/

Drug war abuses by Mexican army rise sharply

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Complaints of torture, murder and illegal detention by the Mexican army have jumped as soldiers have been dragged into a long, gruesome battle with powerful drug cartels, Amnesty International said on Tuesday. In March, 25 police officers were detained by the military, held incommunicado for 41 days and tortured to illicit false confessions, the Amnesty report said…

That’s “elicit”, Mr Editor, please.

Bilious

Of course it is. We corrected: GBU Editor

A general view of a crime scene where a policeman was gunned down during his patrol in the border city of Ciudad Juarez December 10, 2009.  Drug hitmen shot several times at the patrol car, killing one police officer and injuring another, in a drive-by shooting, local media reported. REUTERS/Alejandro Bringas (MEXICO CONFLICT CRIME LAW POLITICS)

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