Organized Crime No Longer Has a Place in the Mexican Lime Industry

Staff Writer
Organized Crime No Longer Has a Place in the Mexican Lime Industry

For more than a decade, the Mexican lime industry was controlled not by farmers and buyers but instead by powerful drug cartels. Fearing for their livelihoods and lives, the farmers complied, causing profits to plummet and prices to soar. Now federal police and civilian militias are taking back the industry for the farmers.

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