MagazineDec 22, 2011
Drug Wars Update
Over the years we've posted several photo sets with the theme drugs. The Gang Wars In Mexico, The Latin American Drug Wars and the War On Drugs In Rio De Janeiro. In that time nothing much has changed. Half of Mexico is still run by the drug cartels, people still keep dying from Brazil to the Copa Cabana and drugs is still big big business. Warning: Graphic Content Join TotallyCoolPix on Facebook and Twitter or join our Flickr Group.
A police officer walks near dead bodies lying on a street facing the beach at the Mexican resort of Acapulco August 16, 2011. Two men were shot dead by unidentified gunmen, according to local media. REUTERS/Stringer
Lionel Scott Harris, a suspected drug trafficker from the U.S., is escorted by police officers during his extradition to the U.S. at Simon Bolivar Airport in Caracas September 19, 2011. The sign reads, Captured. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Children play with the police line at a crime scene in Monterrey November 20, 2011. Unknown assailants entered a downtown bar early Sunday to kill a waitress and injuring her boyfriend, local media reported. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo
A dead body is seen at a crime scene on the outskirts of Nezahualcoyotl, outside Mexico City November 24, 2011. The man was shot dead by unknown hitmen, according to local media. REUTERS/Alejandro Dias