The Next Drug-Trafficking Frontier: Rosario – Violence, Drugs, and Football[Part 1 Documentary]

rosario-drugsIn Rosario, Argentina’s third most populated city, slums known a villas are beset with poverty and crime. As drug use has grown among the city’s population, it’s spawned a violent drug war that is little know outside of the country.

VICE NEWS traveled to Rosario to investigate how the increase in violence has affected the city. We tagged along with Argentina’s militarized police force, the gendarmerie, as they patrolled the streets of the villas, met with a local crime reporter, and interviewed a paid assassin to understand how this port town became Argentina’s most violent city.

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