Orphans of Mexico’s drug war could be susceptible to a life of crime

Americas Now

Since 2006, the War Against Drugs in Mexico has left more than 150,000 people dead according to a 2018 U.S. Congressional Report.

Not as widely reported are the tens of thousands of orphans also left behind as a result.

Some fear without proper support and education, those children could continue the cycle of violence in the country. If they’re not placed on the right path they could become the next generation of gangsters.

Correspondent Alasdair Baverstock reports from the U.S. – Mexico Border.