CARTEL WAR SEEKS TO CONTROL AVOCADO TRADE IN MEXICO

On 13th August, OCCRP reported on recent killings in Mexico, saying that they are linked to a battle to control the lucrative trade in the fruit.  It says that roughly 48 tons of avocados are stolen daily by gangs in Michoacán and roughly 80% of the US imports of avocados comes from the state.

https://www.occrp.org/en/27-ccwatch/cc-watch-briefs/10466-cartel-war-seeks-to-control-avocado-trade-in-mexico

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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