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When a young corporal in the Mexican marines was ambushed by drug cartel gunmen in the state of Tamaulipas, his first thoughts were for his pregnant wife and unborn child.
Originally posted by GrandpaDave
Human trafficking second only to drugs in Mexico it is a $15 billion- to $20 billion-a-year business... cuting them out of the drug trade would do little so stop them
Originally posted by whaaa
There are all sorts of military gringos south of the border wearing Mexican uniforms protecting their "interests" along with plenty of mercenaries working both sides of the fence.
Mexico and the allegiances are very complex with lies and corruption at the heart of any "industry" where billions of dollars are involved.
Anyone that takes this situation at face value is a fool.
Originally posted by Pirateofpsychonautics
There's no such thing as a free lunch. When the U.S steps in and (potentially) solves the problem, there is no doubt Mexico will have to compensate in some shape or form- what that is remains to be seen, what has Mexico got that the U.S wants?