Mexico is in the grip of vicious drug-related violence as traffickers battle each other and the authorities.
Nowhere has seen more bloodshed than Ciudad Juarez, a sprawling city on the US-Mexico border. The city's police chief stepped down on Friday after gangs acted on their threat to kill one of his officers every two days until he quit.
US-based photojournalist Nadav Neuhaus visited Juarez in December to document life there.
GUIDANCE: This slideshow contains graphic images Slideshow production: Emma Lynch. Publication date February 2009