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What do you want from us that was the headline from a Mexican newspaper directed -- drug -- suspected of killing two of its reporters.
Drug violence has killed nearly 5000 people in the town of -- -- warriors within just the past two years.
The city is on the US Mexico border right across from El Paso, Texas.
Mexican president Felipe Calderon now says he has a plan to protect journalists including immediate access to authorities for reporters who feel threatened.
Tougher penalties for those who commit crimes against journalists.
And the creation of a group to identify the causes of such attacks.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Yeah hey it's -- -- -- -- -- the the body you know bottom line is is over the past four years you're talking about more than a thousand police officers and politicians and prosecutors and judges.
Have been murdered in Mexico and there are still some cities in Mexico.
They don't have police chiefs and the reason is is because nobody wants the job because it simply too dangerous experts say the cartels have more money.
They have more men and they have more guns than any police department in Mexico including -- the federal pollutants.
Tell us about this Mexican newspaper that it appears at least to be bargaining with the cartels.
The newspapers called LB aria which in English means that daily it is the largest newspaper inside -- war is which is about the same size city.
As San Diego and critics say the paper appeared to -- render.
To the cartels when it issued this editorial on Sunday and I'm reading here quote it says you are currently -- the de facto authorities in this city.
Tell us what you expect from us as a newspaper now the director Mel B Dario says he wasn't speaking directly to the drug gangs issuing this statement saying and I'm quoting here we wanted to provoke a reaction that would call attention to what's happening in war as -- in the end.
We met our objective and in the end he didn't need his objected because there was a worldwide.
Outcry from the ship we should also note.
That Mexican newspapers in recent years.
Have also been accused of widespread corruption just -- Gallagher live in Los Angeles -- thanks.
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