Mexico’s Opium Wars turn farmers into vigilantes

Guerrero state is the world's third largest producer of opium, which narco traffickers turn into heroin and send to the United States. TRT World's Alasdair Baverstock reports from Mexico.

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Alasdair Baverstock MA is an award-winning multimedia foreign correspondent based in Mexico City, with more than five years of experience covering Latin America. Originally from London, and with full NCTJ certification, he specialises in news and feature journalism for print, radio and television. His work has previously been used as set-texts in British A-Level examinations. He currently works as CGTN America's Mexico correspondent, and has formerly published work in TIME Magazine, Daily Mail, The Atlantic, Penthouse, Fox News, BBC, Daily Telegraph, TRT World, and others.

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