Efforts to counter drug cartels on the Mexico-Guatemala border are overmatched by its jungles, mountains and stubborn contraband culture.
June 14, 2011 The border between Mexico and Guatemala has been described by U.S. and Mexican officials are "porous." But in many stretches, there is no marked border at all. Steep mountains, dense jungle and big rivers crisscross the frontier, making it almost impossible to patrol. Nick Miroff/The Washington Post Buy Photo