Mexico: Just When The Recovery Was Getting On Track...

For weeks, the Mexican government downplayed a mysterious guerrilla group that suddenly emerged in June, hoping it would vanish. Now, after a well-coordinated attack in four states that killed 16 people on Aug. 28, officials concede they face a violent band of leftist terrorists who may be more problematic than the 1994 Zapatista insurrection. No one is sure who the new guerrillas are, how they're financed, or why they have appeared as Mexico seemed to be getting its economy back on track.

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