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Cartels and Police Corruption: Inside Mexico’s Drugs War

In today’s Mexico, drug cartels have become so powerful, they’re threatening the stability of the country. For the past two and a half years, the government has been waging open war on the drugs cartels. 10,000 people have been killed; some regions in Mexico are now more dangerous than Baghdad. Making the government’s job more difficult, many local police officers have been bribed by the cartels. To combat them, the government has recruited incorruptible policemen and installed secret cameras in police stations. We investigate Mexico’s drugs war.

PRODUCTION INFO

  • Year: 2009
  • Duration: 52 MINS
  • Production: Ligne de Front
  • Director: Thierry Gaytan
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA
  • Country of production: France

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