Another Catholic Country in Trouble

Mexico is now in the midst of a vicious drug war. Police officers are being bribed and, especially near the United States border, gunned down. Kidnappings and extortion are common place. And, most alarming of all, a new Pentagon study concludes that Mexico is at risk of becoming a failed state.

Why is Latin America such a perenial mess?

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U.S. military report warns ‘sudden collapse’ of Mexico is possible

One has to understand the history of Latin America to understand its present problems. I have an 800 page book about the history of Latin America. It’s fascinating - at least to me.

There are too many reasons to put into a message board.

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