Ioan Grillo is a journalist and author based in Mexico, traveling in Latin America, he has co-directed a series of three short films with John Dickie. Ioan is also a consultant for Mexico's International Crisis Group.
Ioan Grillo is a British Journalist based in Mexico. He has been covering the Narco war in Mexico for over 20 years and is the author of 2 books: El Narco: Inside Mexico's Criminal Insurgency & Gangster Warlords: Drug Dollars, Killing Fields, and the New Politics of Latin America.Hosted by Rajjan Parmar (@Rajjan_Parmar)Instagram @RSP_PodcastEmail: RSPPodcast1997@gmail.com
Ioan Grillo has reported on Latin America since 2001 for international media including Time magazine, Reuters, CNN, the Associated Press, the Houston Chronicle, the BBC World Service and the Sunday Telegraph.
His first book, El Narco: Inside Mexico’s Criminal Insurgency, was translated into five languages and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Orwell Prize.
A native of Britain, Grillo lives in Mexico City. His latest book is Gangster Warlords: Drug Dollars, Killing Fields, and the New Politics of Latin America.
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