Mexican City tackles violence with mega-mural

In Mexico, crime and violence affect the most impoverished people in society. And gangs in slums control areas that are inaccessible to the police. But as Alasdair Baverstock reports, one city, has come up with a colourful way to tackle its most dangerous neighbourhoods.

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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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