Mexico: 35 bodies in Veracruz, in presumed drug cartel mass killing

Police and members of a forensic team stand around bodies on a motorway in Boca del Rio, on the outskirts of Veracruz September 20, 2011. The bodies of 35 people with suspected links to organized crime were found in two abandoned trucks on a highway underpass in the eastern Mexican city of Veracruz on Tuesday, the local prosecutor said. (REUTERS/Stringer)

@BlogsOfWar put it best tonight: "The violence in Mexico rivals or exceeds that seen in of most of the global hotspots we're obsessed with."

Read more: Blog del Narco (Spanish), Associated Press (English).