Mexican Military and Drug Cops Catching the Little Fish
Posted on Thu Jan 20, 2011 at 09:04:00 AM EST
Tags: drug law reform, Mexico, Central America (all tags)
A new report released last month by the Washington Office of Latin America (WOLA)has some interesting statistics on Mexican and Central American drug arrests.
The findings show that:
The unprecedented one-year comparative study of the drug laws and prison systems in eight Latin American countries – Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay.
The weight of the law falls on the most vulnerable individuals, overcrowding the prisons, but allowing drug trafficking to flourish.
How so? [More...]
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