This book is so outrageous it has to be true from start to finish. News on organized crime, focusing on mexican drug cartels. Although precursors of blog del narco existed, the use of the web for reporting on the mexican drug war only became widespread after 2008. This category contains articles that are supported by wikipedia. The phenomenon is documented by the upcoming documentary narco. Blog del narco is an internet sensation which has chronicled mexicos drug war with graphic images and shocking stories few others dare show. Inside mexicos criminal insurgency is a nonfiction book of the mexican drug war written by ioan grillo. This category has the following 5 subcategories, out of 5 total. 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. Sicario, which is an excellent book on the narcos and their inner workings.
Oct 27, 2014 a message was left with the bodies on september 11, 2011. There is no disputing that the book is incredibly well researched, but what let it down for me is the very dry writing style. Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results. Blog del narco is a heavily visited website, both in mexico and the rest of north america, and it reveals the horrible savagery of the drug cartels. Inside mexicos criminal insurgency by ioan grillo is an outstanding chronicle of the mexican drug war. Mar 08, 2011 narco execution videos and their effects on the general population this video surfaced today on the narco blogs, its content is extremely violent. Additionally, the houston chronicle said that blog del narco is a gritty, frontrow seat to mexicos drug war. Narco execution videos and their effects on the general population. This video surfaced today on the narco blogs, its content is extremely violent.
More than this, it also speaks of corruption and violence from the government itself. Narco xbuy sensational book at amazonsteven valentino. Blog del narco, benito juarez, distrito federal, mexico. Narcoblogger beats mexico drug war news blackout world. It has been a mustread for authorities, drug gangs.
His parents, emilio caro payan and hermelinda quintero, had twelve children. Blog del narco has fought back, and in turn, created hope in its people and an immense cult following for truth. If theres any problem with her book apart from occasionally. It is a rolling news source, with basic reports, images and videos and little in the way of comment or analysis. The bloody rise of mexican drug cartels audible audio. Narcotics anonymous quotes author of narcotics anonymous. Blog del narco s first posting concerned a smalltown shootout in the border state of tamaulipas that police wouldnt even confirm happened. Mexicos war on drugs is one big lie world news the.
Steven valentino is the australian george jung who managed to not get sent to prison for life. Mexicans sometimes lay the blame for the drug war on the united states, which is the source of the vast amounts of money that flow into the drug cartels, corrupting mexican society. Stream tracks and playlists from on your desktop or mobile device. Many journalists in mexico have been killed and silenced. Narco blogger beats mexico drug war news blackout 201008 02. Design tactile par josh clark a book apart n14 blog du. It is unknown exactly when it was filmed, nor where it took place. One blog singlehandedly provides a visceral and at times horrifying insight into mexicos drug war. Narcos le combat sans fin des etatsunis le monde des series. The power of the drug cartels has forced mexicos media into silence so blog del narcos voice is more essential than ever published. However, no connection was ever found linking the couple, and social networking or blog posting. 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. In nuevo laredo, where journalists have been attacked, 26yearold storeowner claudia perez says she reads blog del narco to know when streets close, but can do without the gore. The anonymous author is the only person in mexico daring to write the truth about the violence and corruption of the horrifying drug war in a country that is quickly becoming one of the most dangerous in the world.
Listen to soundcloud is an audio platform that lets you listen to what you love and share the sounds you create 14 tracks. His father worked in agriculture and grazing, and died when caro quintero was 14 years old. Who are these mysterious figures tearing mexico apart. Inside mexicos criminal insurgency kindle edition by grillo, ioan. Several decades before blog del narco emerged in 2010, critical information pertaining to drug smugglers was disseminated through a genre of. Many of us cling to our fears, doubts, selfloathing or hatred because there is a certain distorted security in familiar pain. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Youll find that very few books on narco cartels involve actual incountry first person research. According to zetas, the couples murder, was the end result of their using anonymous sites, to post narco news and sdr warnings. Blog del narco, an internet sensation dubbed a frontrow seat to mexicos agony over drugs, has become a mustread for authorities, drug gangs and ordinary people because it lays bare, day after day, the horrific violence censored by the mainstream media.
May 16, 20 blog del narco is an internet sensation which has chronicled mexicos drug war with graphic images and shocking stories few others dare show. It was the popular story and it certainly is hollywoodesque so it just continues to get repeated through most books. 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. Blog del narco has also become a meeting point for people anxious to get information the mainstream media doesnt deliver, such as what streets to avoid during shootouts. Dying for the truth, the new feral house release from the. Careers blog about amazon press center investor relations amazon devices amazon tours. Articles are automatically added to this category based on parameters in the wikiproject computing template. The world has watched stunned at the bloodshed in mexico.114 604 673 735 833 349 333 211 415 1051 12 308 257 1114 857 518 207 710 964 841 1087 799 871 1306 55 996 210 1074 1321 1199 699 517 1380