The Causes Of The Mexican Drug War

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When analyzing the causes of the Mexican Drug War, one must understand the basics of the Mexican culture and its heritage. Mexico has been under the power of the PRI for almost 80 years, under its control Mexican people have endured social discrimination, censorship, and lack of opportunity. Under the corrupt government, the richer became richer and poor became poorer; thus creating a sense of distrust and impotence among the poor population towards its government. Mexico is one of the richest economies in Latin America, but it is also one of the top countries with the highest number of poor population. This gap can be visualized with the term of horizontal inequalities. According to Frances Stewart and Graham Brown, one of the motivations

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