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Mexico Narco Messages Reflect Weakness of State Institutions: Study

Mexico Narco Messages Reflect Weakness of State Institutions: Study

Leaving narco messages in instances when a victim is killed in a bloodthirsty manner is a strategy employed by criminal groups to gain "respect" and "build a reputation among their rivals and society as a whole," according to a study by the Center for Research and Economic Development (Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo Económico - CIDE) that analyzed more than 2,000 such messages.

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