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The Insider: Reggie Yates

Series 1

Episode 2: In the Mexican Drug War

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Available for 7 months

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? Show less

Contributors

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

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