Mexico’s unfinished wars in the 1980s have fused with the disastrous ‘War on Drugs’.
The Mexican Drug War and its wider conflict comes to London’s doorstep.
To understand drug trafficking is to understand modern economics. The only way the cartels can function is, contrary to popular culture, not by being an outcast in the economic system, but by being a fundamental part of it.
The ‘Blood Avocados’ phenomenon illustrates a key point; The Mexican Drug War is about more than the narcotics trade.
150,000–200,000 Mexican men, women and children have been killed or disappeared in drug-related violence
Gangster Warlords has immersive personal stories and characters and is the perfect introduction to Latin America’s violent crime wars.
Gripping historical analysis, a careful systematic break-down of the ultra-violent Mexican TOCs tearing the country apart.