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Interview with a Mexican hitman

Excellent journalism from Mariana Sanchez over at Al Jaz. Here’s how the note starts, but only excerpted here to whet appetites.

He sits in front of me, crosses his legs and places the Israeli-made 50-calibre handgun on his lap – the cannon pointing at me.

“Does it make you uncomfortable?” he asks, smiling sarcastically. I thought to myself that it wasn’t the first time I’ve had guns pointing at me, but it was the first time I was interviewing a Mexican hitman with a gun on his lap.

Go read the whole thing on this link.

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