Virtual Program: From Farmers to Kingpins: The Evolution of the Mexican Drug Trade

Virtual Program: From Farmers to Kingpins: The Evolution of the Mexican Drug Trade

Date: August 26, 2021
Time: 7 to 8 p.m.
Cost: Free online
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The Mexican drug trade has not always been characterized by corruption of high-level politicians and audacious acts of violence. How did this illicit industry, founded by peaceful farmers and village healers, become dominated by cartels and kingpins? Drawing on extensive new research, historian Benjamin Smith explains the roots and complicated dynamics of Mexico’s catastrophic drug war.

This program will take place virtually. Please click here to join online at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 26.


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