Mexico’s unfinished wars in the 1980s have fused with the disastrous ‘War on Drugs’.
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.
A thorough analysis of Los Zetas and an in-depth look at the Mexican conflict and its causes while breaking down the structure of a savage enterprise tearing the country apart.
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.