Gunmen robbing oil rigs and fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico was a sign of Mexico's decaying rule of law. In January attacks suddenly halted. I ask why.
Nooooooo! Won't someone think of the pirates!?!?!
haha. We included this in our "What we're reading" section over at Pirate Wire Services, because, well, pirates
Great read. Had no idea about any of this. Thanks for writing 😁
Such a great read as always!
Cartels operating as defacto local government, there's a whole examination to be made of just where precisely they cross the line between rogue operators and the only game in town. It seems like in some places, they do everything but issue their own currency, building roads, electrical lines, security services, etc.