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Mexico police chief Marisol Valles fired

When Marisol Valles took over as head of police in the Mexican border town of Praxedis Guerrero, she shot to worldwide fame.

That was because - at just 20 years old - she was the only person willing to take the job in a town at the centre of Mexico's deadly drugs war.

Now after failing to return to work after a break she has been fired.

Jonathan Josephs reports.

  • 08 Mar 2011
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