The War Over Mangoes

Published on Monday, March 13 by Independent Science News: “The War Over Mangoes,” written by Meredith Rector

Synopsis: Narco-agriculture is the taking over of farming for the purpose of smuggling and money laundering. A recent victim is the mango farming sector in Oaxaco, Mexico, where drug cartels have taken advantage of the leading position of Oaxaca in the world mango trade. Farmers and the workers are now suffering as a consequence.

To read the complete story go to: https://www.independentsciencenews.org/environment/the-war-over-mangoes/