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In the last three years more than 38, 000 people have been murdered in Amexica - the area of land that forms the border between the US and Mexico. This is both the busiest and most deadly frontier in the world, studded with guard-posts, infra-red searchlights and heavily armed patrols.Across it unfolds a war that is scarcely reported - a war that's being fought, with thousands dying and millions of lives blighted, so that Europe and America can get high. In Amexica, acclaimed journalist Ed Vulliamy explores his own love-hate relationship with the place and its people, while investigating the causes and consequences of the war and its impact on the everyday life which somehow carries on around it.a#39;The most vivid book so far published in English on the bloody calamity that has been visited on Mexicoa#39;s northern border lands...this is a fascinating introduction to the bloody last act of the aquot;war on drugsaquot;a#39;Observer In the last three ...

Author:Ed Vulliamy
Publisher:Random House - 2010-10-07


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