Mexico City

Drug violence escalate in Mexico

We talk to two guests who describe extra-judicial attempts to fight the Mexican drug cartels, as people turn to vigilante justice to protect themselves. Both journalists speak about the ongoing violence and attempts to hold it back.

Mexico's Simmering Civil War

The violence in Mexico has increased in response to President Calderón's efforts to crackdown on drug-related crime. For more of the story The Takeaway turns to Ioan Grillo, Time Magazine's reporter in Mexico City.