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Mexico: between impunity and chaos (Norw./Esp.)

Over the last months the already rampant violence related to organized crime in Mexico have increased further. In this article, visiting professor Carlos Flores at the University of Oslo, explains how the surge of organized crime is rooted in the structure and functioning of the Mexican state, and thus share the origin with the declining economic development, rising levels of poverty and increasing disillusion with democracy in Mexico. Read the article here in Norwegian or here in Spanish.

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Tags: Mexico By erb
Published Mar. 26, 2010 1:13 PM - Last modified Oct. 25, 2013 4:33 PM