Mass Shooting In Tijuana Raises Fears Of New Front In Drug WarPlay
A series of mass shootings left several dozen people dead over the last week in Mexico. Our guest, William Finnegan, worries that the massacre at a drug rehab center in the border city of Tijuana might be the opening shots of a territorial battle between drug cartels for control of the city, which is valued for its access to the U.S. Tijuana hadn't been overly violent until around two years ago when the city began to see gruesome decapitations, dismemberments, corpses left hanging from bridges, and piles of bodies with tongues cut out. Finnegan reports on Mexico for the New Yorker Magazine.
This segment aired on November 1, 2010.