An article in Breitbart news shows that Mexico is a place where battles between the military and drug cartels have become all to common. Civilian law enforcement in Mexico has been unable to stand up to the ruthless cartels and gangs in Mexico for quite some time. The military has taken the role of drug and law enforcement. The Mexican marines also provide almost all of its border security now as well.
Video: Cartel Gun Battle Rages in Mexican Border City