Mexico: Avocado Mafia (Opinion)

Posted on August 14, 2017 • Filed under: Agriculture, Mexico, Organized Crime

Your article (Taco alarm bells ring as avocados go out of reach for Mexicans, 7 August) misses the point about what is the nature of the problem and who is responsible. A farm in the west of Mexico that I owned until a few years ago simply could not get its product on the market because the commercialisation is controlled by mafias, including local political organisations whose demands, if not met, lead to crops rotting. Read Article

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