Forum discusses gun trafficking from US to Mexico

Dozens of individuals from both sides of the border turned out for a panel discussion about illegal firearms trafficking hosted by the Mexican Consulate in Calexico on Thursday at Calexico City Hall. PHOTO JULIO MORALES

CALEXICO — Law enforcement authorities on both sides of the border on Thursday vowed to continue to work together to combat the trafficking of illegal arms from the United States to Mexico.

Though they acknowledged that much of their efforts to date have been more reactive than preventative, they assured those gathered for a panel discussion that recent results have been promising.

Staff Writer Julio Morales can be reached at jmorales@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3415.

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