Mexico's President Vows to Fight Against Cartels Until His Last Day in Office
POSTED: Friday, September 2, 2011 - 5:33pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 1:14pm
MEXICO CITY-- Mexico's president gave a nationally televised speech on Friday and addressed the ongoing drug war in the country, as well as the deaths of more than fifty people in a casino fire in the Northern city of Monterrey last week.
President Felipe Calderon said that he will fight to the last day of his term to defeat drug cartels that have taken over parts of the country.
Addressing the casino attack, he described the deadly fire as one of the saddest events in Mexico's history.