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2019-12-14 Caribbean-Latin America
Arrest of Top Crime Fighter Stuns Mexico, Where Corruption Is All Too Routine
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#1 Failed state.

Where's Black Jack when you need him?
Posted by Lex 2019-12-14 00:57||   2019-12-14 00:57|| Front Page Top

#2 Silver or lead. The gentleman picked silver. It's a tough choice when dealing with ruthless people.

Organizations like the RAB get slammed for extra-judicial shootouts at oh dark hundred, but there is value in damping down criminal gangs before they reach critical mass where they become a de facto government. See Mexico, for example.
Posted by SteveS 2019-12-14 05:12||   2019-12-14 05:12|| Front Page Top

#3 Check the GDP ranking. Notice the relative positions of Mexico and South Korea.

By 1952 most of South Korea was war ravaged, with little GDP. South Korea lacks natural resources, extensive arable land, or a large population like Mexico. Yet South Korea outranks Mexico. This is the price of utter corruption that permeates the society. There is corruption everywhere but the level of it is way in abundance and destructive for Mexico and its citizens. (and a warning to any society that tolerates it corrosive destructive impact upon itself)
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-12-14 06:31||   2019-12-14 06:31|| Front Page Top

#4 To be fair there could be a similar article in Mexico about James Comey and his dubious behavior.
Posted by Airandee 2019-12-14 07:17||   2019-12-14 07:17|| Front Page Top

#5 ^ to be expected, given our creeping Anschluss with Mexico
Posted by Lex 2019-12-14 11:01||   2019-12-14 11:01|| Front Page Top

#6 Gary Oldman from Leon.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-12-14 14:52||   2019-12-14 14:52|| Front Page Top

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