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New Mexican consul is a survivor of drug wars

May 4, 2011 1:23:23 AM- latimes.com
David Figueroa, 40, is the son of a bracero who picked strawberries in Northern California. As a local and state official in Sonora state, he survived several assassination attempts. He believes immigrant organizations in L.A. can be used to alter how immigrants see education.

As the new Mexican consul in Los Angeles, David Figueroa has a keen appreciation of what's required to be a public official in his country.

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