Marching to End Drug Violence in Mexico

Friday, June 03, 2011

Two months ago 24-year-old Juan Francisco, along with six others, was killed by members of a Mexican drug cartel. Francisco’s father is Mexican poet Javier Sicilia. Juan Francisco was just one of the estimated 34,000 people killed in Mexico in drug-related violence in the last four years. Now Sicilia is leading a 900 mile march across Mexico visiting cities where people have been affected by drug violence.  Irene Caselli, will join them, she's reporting this story for the BBC.

Guests:

Irene Caselli

Produced by:

Kate McGough

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