Mexico: Muting the music of mayhem

07/31/2008 2:06 PM

07/31/2008 2:10 PM

Since drug traffickers set foot in the border city of Tijuana, Mexican musicians have strummed behind, chronicling their exploits in the traditional polka-based rhythms of the "corrido." But with drug war violence and kidnappings escalating, the "narco-corridos" are losing their swagger.
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