Mexican Tale of Absolute Drug Corruption

Number 15951
Subject Drugs
Source New York Times
State New York
Year 2000
Publication Date January 9, 2000
Summary The New York Times investigates the problems surfacing in Baja California as a result of its increasing drug trade. "Street crime, fed by an explosion of drug abuse, has risen exponentially. With the police overwhelmed by drug-related killings and the courts awash in traffickers' bribes, crimes almost unheard of not long ago -- kidnappings, bank robberies, drive-by shootings -- are commonplace."
Category General
Pages 5
Keywords Mexico judges bribery corrupt police officers Tijuana
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