El Narco: Inside Mexico's Criminal Insurgency
Publish date: November 13th 2012
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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(Bloomsbury Press, 2011)Drugs have been a part of Mexico's underground economy for a long time, but recent years (as of around 2008) have shown a marked increase in the activities of Mexican drug cartels, activities that have escalated to an unheard of level of brutality. It's a frightening thought ...
Asian opium poppies arrived in Mexico with Chinese labourers in the 1860s.Written by Ioan Grillo. As a teenager in Brighton the author witnessed the rise of drug use in 1980s Britain. He also knew four young men who died of heroin overdoses. Twelve years ago he arrived in Mexico with ambitions to be...
This book was a goodreads.com first read contest win.This book is based on the crimes that have been happening in Mexico. According to the author these are fact and true. To me there is so much information in this book it is hard for someone that does not watch a lot of world news (I works a split...