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Mexico President Seeks Crime Answers

Mexico's president is questioning federal officials about why there have been so few drug-war convictions.

President Felipe Calderon is conducting a series of interviews with prosecutors and judges, wondering why many people detained by police have not been brought to trial.

Reports show only 15 percent of drug suspects captured between December 2006 and September 2009 were convicted or acquitted.

More than 28,000 people have died in drug-related violence since the offensive began.

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