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A Week in Ciudad Juarez: Meeting assassins, victims of the cartel, journalists

A warning, this report contains some scenes viewers may find distressing.

Our Latin America Correspondent Guillermo Galdos spent a week in the city of Ciudad Juarez, just across the US border in Mexico, one of the key routes for drugs and people into the United States and where the war’s frontlines are becoming even more blurred.

A warning, this report contains some scenes viewers may find distressing.

Last year was the bloodiest in Mexico’s recent history. More than 27,000 people were killed, as the drug war claimed ever more victims.

Now even more of those who report on the killings are also paying the price. More than 40 journalists have now been killed in Mexico in the last six years, including 12 last year alone.

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