Issa López

writer and director

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For the last 13 years, Mexico’s drug wars have left bodies and blood running through the streets of small cities around the country.

'Tigers Are Not Afraid:' Seeing Mexico's drug wars through kids' eyes

For the last 13 years, Mexico’s drug wars have left bodies and blood running through the streets of small cities around the country.

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