Ioan Grillo

Ioan Grillo has covered Latin America since 2001, for international media including TIME magazine, CNN, the Associated Press, PBS “NewsHour,” the Houston Chronicle, CBC, and Sunday Telegraph. He has witnessed military operations, mafia killings, and cocaine seizures, in the course of covering the drug war through two Mexican presidents, three attorney generals, and the U.S. Ambassador. He is a native of England but now lives in Mexico City.

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“El Narco is a seminal text . . . For those looking for a good read from an unaltered man, plow into this one while you are under this influence of your legal beverage of choice.