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Current History (2018) 117 (800): 209–214.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Curato Philippines Rodrigo Duterte narcotics drug war human rights death squads extrajudicial killings corruption governance populism democracy Benigno Aquino 209 Is one of Asia s oldest democracies rejecting its tradition of liberalism in exchange for a strongman who can restore...
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Current History (2016) 115 (778): 57–62.
Published: 01 February 2016
... justice law enforcement police drug cartels trafficking corruption Institutional Revolutionary Party PRI torture murder war Felipe Calderón Enrique Peña Nieto homicide rates Guerrero Ayotzinapa 57 [C]riminal groups are above the law because they have managed to capture...
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Current History (2012) 111 (742): 43–49.
Published: 01 February 2012
... international economic volatility since 2008, has become so pervasive that stability is now the accepted norm in the minds of investors as well as Mexican citizens. Crime-busters Matching these economic and social policy successes have been advances against organized crime. Drug-related violence had increased...
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Current History (2012) 111 (742): 62–66.
Published: 01 February 2012
... de Janeiro cities slums drug violence gangs pacification counterinsurgency Afghanistan 62 There are uncanny similarities between Rio de Janeiro s pacification strategy and ongoing counterinsurgency operations in Afghanistan and elsewhere. Rio Tries Counterinsurgency robert muggah...
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Current History (2011) 110 (733): 49–55.
Published: 01 February 2011
... in the region. Indeed, at the end of 2010 Costa Rica found itself increasingly contending with drug-fueled violence and also experienc- ing a tense standoff with neighboring Nicaragua over a disputed border area. Yet, despite Costa Rica s difficulties, the country s position remains comparatively advantageous...
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Current History (2011) 110 (733): 68–74.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Francisco González Weak economic performance … and the great rise in violence and insecurity associated with the war on drugs have contributed to public doubts about democracy. 68 Weak economic performance . . . and the great rise in violence and insecurity associated with the war on drugs have...
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Current History (2001) 100 (643): 58–64.
Published: 01 February 2001
... of the University of California democratization drug trafficking exports Fox Institutional Revolutionary Party Mexico NAFTA National Action peso Zedillo 58 Who would have thought it? asked TomásPatiño, a graying hotel clerk, swivelinggently in his desk chair. A bemused look swept over his...