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In the Mexican Drug War

Documentary in which Reggie Yates visits Acapulco, Mexico, to live the life of a soldier fighting on the front line of the brutal war against the country's powerful drug cartels.

Documentary in which Reggie Yates joins up with Unit 27 of the 56th Infantry Battalion in Acapulco, Mexico, to live the life of a soldier fighting on the front line of the brutal war against the country's powerful and violent drug cartels. Acapulco was once a tourist paradise, but now it is the fourth most dangerous city in the world. As the situation spirals further and further out of control, the army have been called in. But what is it like for the young soldiers putting their lives on the line? How does it feel to be fighting a war against your own countrymen in a place where you don't know who the enemy is, and you don't know who to trust?

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Wed 26 Jun 2019 00:35

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  • 00:41

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  • 00:43

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Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Reggie Yates
Executive Producer Morgan Roberts
Executive Producer Colleen Flynn
Series Producer Sam Wilkinson
Associate Producer Reggie Yates

Broadcasts

  • Thu 21 Jul 2016 22:45
  • Thu 21 Jul 2016 23:15
  • Tue 25 Jun 2019 23:35
  • Wed 26 Jun 2019 00:20
  • Wed 26 Jun 2019 00:35

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