Cartel Land
Vigilante Groups Fighting Mexican Drug Cartels

Cartel Land - Vigilante Groups Fighting Mexican Drug Cartels
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Steve

Obviously Suzanne finds it easier to use myopia rather than vision to judge a film. This documentary is 70% in spanish and takes place mostly in Mexico. It is primarily a biography of Dr. Jose Manuel Mireles and the Autodefensas movement. As a point of erudition for Suzanne, Mexico is a ...Read more

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Suzanne

Sorry, couldn't stomach the American vigilantes. The underlying sentiment of this group is racism at its worst. Not about controlling drug cartels. The man who lost his job and home during the '08 recession needs a scapegoat so he hunts brown people. The only thing that will stop the flow of ...Read more

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