Avocado Cartels

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José de Córdoba is a reporter for the Wall Street Journal. In a recent article, he reported that Mexican cartels in Michoacan are extorting farmers, packing houses and shippers in the avocado growing region. He says four out of five avocados shipped to the US come from the afflicted area where the local mafia takes at least a 10 percent cut of the profits.

Music: "I Shot the Sheriff" by Damian Marley