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NCJ Number: 158276 Find in a Library
Title: Transnational Narco-Corruption and Narco Investment: A Focus on Mexico
Journal: Transnational Organized Crime  Volume:1  Issue:1  Dated:(Spring 1995)  Pages:84-101
Author(s): P A Lupsha
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 18
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This article focuses on the impact of transnational drug trafficking in Mexico, and the destabilizing political and economic impact that narco-investment is having in that country.
Abstract: The article discusses how transnational organized criminal groups operate in a country like Mexico, which has its own established patterns of official corruption, and the nature or function of the drug business in a particular country. The article reviews the history of recent drug trafficking in Mexico, the emergence of Mexico as a so-called narcodemocracy, and the failure of U.S. policymakers to confront the drug problem at its roots, by eliminating the power that drug traffickers hold in the governments of U.S. allies and neighbors. 3 figures and 50 notes
Main Term(s): Drug law offenses
Index Term(s): Corruption of public officials; Drug smuggling; Mexico
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