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Mexican bishops have expressed "support and solidarity" with journalists after attacks on reporters and editors and reinforced Mexico's reputation as a deadly and dangerous country to work in the media.
The Mexican bishops' conference has issued a call for action on the cases of the country's thousands of missing persons, most of whom disappeared during the country's decades-long drug war.
Because it's difficult to legally buy a gun in Mexico, "illicit firearms are responsible for all the gun deaths. And it is the U.S. ... making this gun trafficking possible."
In this new documentary, Narco Cultura, director Shaul Schwarz explores the pop culture influence of the drug cartels and gangs north and south of the border.