Way Down in Mexico
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Way Down in Mexico

The Criminal Next Door

And why I never suspected a thing

Photo by Emma Frances Logan on Unsplash

The image most Americans have of Mexico’s drug lords comes from Hollywood. They imagine zillionaires living on high, isolated peaks, surrounded by a cadre of beautiful women and snow tigers. These gun-toting madmen dine on massive steaks prepared by private chefs, while their many children play soccer with decapitated heads.

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Lindsay Redifer

Lindsay Redifer

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