Friday, July 19, 2013

War on drugs in Mexico

How the war on drugs in Mexico began
Since 2006 the Mexican government has been battling cartels in the US-backed war on drugs. Tens of thousands of people, including innocent civilians, gang members, the police and military have been killed in the extremely violent conflict. This first part in a series on the war on drugs in Mexico looks at how the narcotics trade began in the country. 

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How the war on drugs in Mexico began - Part 1 of 2

How the war on drugs in Mexico began - Part 2 of 2

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