United States: Violent Neighbor

“It is impossible to analyze the phenomena of insecurity and criminality in Mexico without taking into account its proximity to a nation that is as sick with violence as it is powerful, and whose disease infects other nations in many ways.”

Sembrando Vida: Counterinsurgency, Neoliberalism, and Clientelism

Ana de Ita states, in not addressing the campesino agrarian nuclei as collective owners of the land, but instead as individuals, choosing some and not others —the end of this term will not see a single difference, neither in the reduction of poverty, nor in reforestation and care for the forest.”