The narco cartels are a threat to the mexican government, and their violence has now reached as far as north carolina. The bloody rise of mexican drug cartels by grillo, ioan isbn. From the manufacture and sale of drugs, to human trafficking, turf wars, among other criminal acts, narcos have an international footprint. As rival cartels battle for control of a billiondollar pdf file. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The roadmap for understanding this book is completely laid out in the first chapter as grillo examines. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Hola, identificate cuenta y listas identificate cuenta y listas devoluciones y pedidos prueba prime carrito. He reports for time magazine as well as producing presentations for stations including pbs, abc and channel 4 of the uk. A native of england, ioan grillo has covered mexico since 2001 for top newspapers, magazines and tv stations in the us and uk. Inside mexicos criminal insurgency is a nonfiction book of the mexican drug war written by ioan grillo.
The book covers the frontline of the mexican drug war. Inside mexicos criminal insurgency is packed with interviews that present a fascinating and terrifying history of mexicos narco culture. Whats happening there has explosive potential consequences for every american, and ioan grillo s book shows you why. The president gets a chance to meet one of his favorite authors, british journalist ioan grillo, who has covered the mexican. He regularly appears on radio and tv, commenting on mexican crime and other issues. I guess with the goal of impressing us all of his street cred. World affairs council of greater houston 8,178 views. He shows how the mexican drugs business originally began on. Inside mexicos criminal insurgency, is an account of how mexicos cartels were once drug smugglers who later radically transformed into paramilitary death squads. This book should be required reading for anyone interested in understanding why there is such a drug war, how it started, and why its not going to go away anytime soon. Drug dollars, killing fields and the new politics of latin america ioan grillo duration.
Moving between militiacontrolled ghettos and the halls of top policy makers, grillo provides a disturbing new understanding of a war that has. Pdfepubmobimp3txt, war is no exaggeration in discussing the bloodshed that has terrorized mexico in the. Grillo profiles minor assassins and major players, traces the current cartels to their inception, critiques us and mexican drug policy, dissects the origin of the term cartel, explains how and. Inside mexicos criminal insurgency, is an account of how. Inside mexicos criminal insurgency by ioan grillo is an outstanding chronicle of the mexican drug war. Libro nuevo o segunda mano, sinopsis, resumen y opiniones. This piercing book joins testimonies from inside the cartels with firsthand dispatches. The book ends with the curtain being drawn on president calderons bloodstained terms in office and the beginning of president pena nietos rule. It is a piercing portrait of a drug trade that turns ordinary men into mass murderers, as well as a diagnosis of what drives the cartels and what gives them such power. There were many books referenced, but somehow i stumbled upon ioan grillos book.
His piercing book joins testimonies from inside the cartels with firsthand dispatches and unsparing analysis. Ioan grillo has reported on latin america since 2001 for international media including time magazine, reuters, cnn, the associated press, pbs newshour, the houston chronicle, cbc, and the sunday telegraph. Journalist ioan grillo has spent a decade in mexico reporting on the drug wars from the front lines. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. The reader learns that the mexican drug trade for the us started with the smuggling of opium across the border to fuel the needs of chinese workers in the 19th century. This piercing book joins testimonies from inside the cartels with firsthand dispatches and unsparing analysis. Veteran mexico correspondent ioan grillo traces the gangs from their origins as smugglers to their present status as criminal empires. For those who would prefer an accurate fictional account, i highly recommend don winslows books the power of the dog and its sequel the cartel. First and foremost, i have always wanted to read about the drug organizationscartels. Inside mexicos criminal insurgency, has performed his dodiligence by risking life and limb sort of by reporting from the field and interviewing the people involved on both sides of the issue, he ruins it by employing slangstreet terms to describe them in his narrators voice. The world has watched stunned at the bloodshed in mexico. Grillo has achieved extraordinary access to gangsters and police often the same people. The author has perfectly narrated on his research and findings. Whats happening there has explosive potential consequences for every american, and ioan grillos book shows you why.629 436 658 1589 240 696 375 11 1556 585 881 1258 958 900 642 1499 1081 952 1506 1287 885 326 1193 486 1478 554 501 542 914 1115 869 58 1369 669 803 1086 504 533 129 144 1478 581 319 772 1014