I'm assuming the violence going on in Mexico because of the drug cartels is common knowledge, but who knows, maybe this is the first you've heard. The recent post on The Boston Globe's "The Big Picture" was very compelling and I thought I would share it here. I have also embedded part 1 of VBS's story on "Alarma!". VBS's description-"Alarma! magazine catalogs crime and violence in Mexico City, a town where a cop is killed almost everyday." (WARNING-EXTREMELY GRAPHIC SCENES)
Next time you light up a joint (if you're into that) consider where it came from. Even if it came from within Canada, chances are the people producing it aren't people you want to hang out with. Check out this article on the B.C. drug trade.