El Narco

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El periodista británico Ioan Grillo, que durante una década ha informado de la guerrilla de las drogas mexicana desde la primera línea del frente, nos conduce al corazón mismo del narcotráfico para ofrecernos un retrato tan brutal como insoslayable de la insurgencia que amenaza al país. Asesinos a sueldo, extorsión, asesinatos en masa y terror generalizado tienen en México un mismo nombre: el narco, una vasta organización criminal cuya siniestra sombra se proyecta sobre todo el ...

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Overview

El periodista británico Ioan Grillo, que durante una década ha informado de la guerrilla de las drogas mexicana desde la primera línea del frente, nos conduce al corazón mismo del narcotráfico para ofrecernos un retrato tan brutal como insoslayable de la insurgencia que amenaza al país. Asesinos a sueldo, extorsión, asesinatos en masa y terror generalizado tienen en México un mismo nombre: el narco, una vasta organización criminal cuya siniestra sombra se proyecta sobre todo el país.

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NewYorker.com

El libro de Grillo es fantástico, lleno de informes muy vívidos de primera línea; con diversas entrevistas, sentido de historia, un toque de ciencia social, estadísticas aclaratorias, y evaluaciones reales de lo que podría hacerse para mejorar las cosas. Esta es una lectura esencial.

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Effectively analyzes how Mexico came to control drug trafficking, how it spreads, and what can be done about it. This excellent work packs an exploration of the Italian Mafia, which also displays the fruits of direct reporting bolstered by intensive interviewing.

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Effectively analyzes how Mexico came to control drug trafficking, how it spreads, and what can be done about it. This excellent work packs an exploration of the Italian Mafia, which also displays the fruits of direct reporting bolstered by intensive interviewing.
NewYorker.com
El libro de Grillo es fantástico, lleno de informes muy vívidos de primera línea; con diversas entrevistas, sentido de historia, un toque de ciencia social, estadísticas aclaratorias, y evaluaciones reales de lo que podría hacerse para mejorar las cosas. Esta es una lectura esencial.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788493696160
  • Publisher: Spanish Publishers, LLC
  • Publication date: 8/30/2012
  • Language: Spanish
  • Edition description: Spanish-language Edition
  • Pages: 496
  • Sales rank: 826,324
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 5.90 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

A native of England, Ioan Grillo has covered Mexico since 2001 for top newspapers, magazines and TV stations in the US and UK. He reports for Time Magazine as well as producing presentations for stations including PBS, ABC and Channel 4 of the UK. He regularly appears on radio and TV, commenting on Mexican crime and other issues. He has witnessed police and military operations, mafia killings and major seizures; he's also discussed the drug war with two Mexican presidents, three attorney generals and the U.S. ambassador, among others.

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