The Resource To die in Mexico: : dispatches from inside the drug war, John Gibler, (electronic resource)

To die in Mexico: : dispatches from inside the drug war, John Gibler, (electronic resource)

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To die in Mexico: : dispatches from inside the drug war
Title
To die in Mexico:
Title remainder
dispatches from inside the drug war
Statement of responsibility
John Gibler
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Language
eng
Summary
Mexico is in a state of siege. Since President Felipe Calderon declared a war on drugs in December 2006, more than 38,000 Mexican have been murdered. During the same period, drug money has infused over $130 billion into Mexico's economy, now the country's single largest source of income. Corruption and graft infiltrate all levels of government. Entire towns have become ungovernable, and of every 100 people killed, Mexican police now only investigate approximately 5 eases. But the market is booming: In 2009, more people in the United States bought recreational drugs than ever before. In 2009, the United Nations reported that some $350 billion in drug money had been successfully laundered into the global banking system the prior year, saving it from collapse. How does an "extra" $350 billion in the global economy affect the murder rate in Mexico? To get the story and connect the dogs, acclaimed journalist John Gibler travels across Mexico and slips behind the frontlines to talk with people who live in towns under assault: newspaper reporters and crime-beat photographers, funeral parlor workers, convicted drug traffickers, government officials, cab drivers and others who find themselves living on the lawless frontiers of the drug war. Gibler tells hair-raising stories of wild street battles, kidnappings, narrow escapes, politicians on the take, and the ordinary people who fight for justice as they seek solutions to the crisis that is tearing Mexico apart. Fast-paced and urgent, To Die in Mexico is an extraordinary look inside the raging drug war, and its global implications
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Midwest
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Gibler, John
Dewey number
363.450972
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Open media series
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  • Drug traffic
  • Drug control
  • Drug traffic
  • Drug control
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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To die in Mexico: : dispatches from inside the drug war, John Gibler, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11859739
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multicolored
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MWT11859739
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11859739
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remote
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11859739
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
To die in Mexico: : dispatches from inside the drug war, John Gibler, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11859739
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11859739
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11859739
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11859739
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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