Barricades around State Government Palace ahead of Mexican independence celebrations
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High security for Mexico bicentenial

Security is high in many parts of Mexico as the country celebrates the 200th anniversary of its independence from Spain.

While Mexico City is putting on a lavish display, many regions have scaled back their plans for the event over concerns about drug-related violence.

Julian Miglierini reports from Mexico City.

  • 16 Sep 2010