Mexico’s drug war impacting communities well beyond the border

Many Americans believe criminal incidents related to Mexico’s narco-wars are generally limited to Mexico itself, or at least only to border cities and towns in California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. But because Mexico-based transnational criminal organizations (TCOs) are operating in more than 270 US cities from coast to coast, that isn’t the case.

The violence here is nowhere near the horrific slaughter and torture in Mexico border towns – yet. But it is seeping through. Sylvia Longmire details the coming invasion.

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