Ricardo Blazquez

Executive Director, University of Texas' Center for Inter-American and Border Studies

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Executive Director of the Center for Inter-American and Border Studies at the University of Texas at El Paso, where he is a Professor of Business

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Five thousand people have been killed this year in Mexico's drug wars, twice the number of last year.

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The Mexican government has released some astonishing figures.

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