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Mexican Drug Lords Could Face U.S. Justice

Mexican President Vicente Fox has pledged to allow the extradition of suspected Mexican drug lords to the United States to face prosecution. The announcement comes as Mexico tries to deal with an escalation of drug-related violence.

Lourdes Garcia Navarro, reporting from Mexico, talks with Madeleine Brand about the controversy over the extradition pledge.

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Lulu Garcia-Navarro is the host of Weekend Edition Sunday and one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. She is infamous in the IT department of NPR for losing laptops to bullets, hurricanes, and bomb blasts.
Madeleine Brand
Madeleine Brand is the host of NPR’s newest and fastest-growing daily show, Day to Day. She conducts interviews with newsmakers (Iraqi politicians, US senators), entertainment figures (Bernardo Bertolluci, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Ricky Gervais), and the everyday people affected by the news (an autoworker laid off at GM, a mother whose son was killed in Iraq).