“One day they kidnapped my father and we never heard from him again. In Mexico, avocado producers have decided to create militias to defend themselves against drug traffickers who threaten their farms and their security. The violence around this market has evolved along with the increase in the global consumption of avocados.
Pueblos Unidos is one of those militias fighting against cartel extortion. These farmers have decided to take up arms to defend themselves, since the authorities cannot protect them. But this militia is frowned upon by the President of Mexico, Andrès Manuel Obrador: “White militias must not exist, because security is a state responsibility. »Find the war of militias and gangs for green gold in the video of our partner Brut.