Thursday, December 01, 2011
Latest U.S-Mexico drug tunnel highlights an emerging seasonal trend
BC Mary comment: Naahhh, ain't nuthin' to see here, folks. Just keep movin' along, thank you very much and have a happy Christmas.
SAN DIEGO — The latest cross-border drug tunnel — equipped with a hydraulic lift, electric rail carts and a wooden staircase — has been discovered on the U.S.-Mexico border, highlighting an emerging seasonal trend: sophisticated passageways located shortly before the winter holidays. Officials speculate it's the result of smugglers taking advantage of Mexico's fall marijuana harvest.
By Elliot Spagat.