Mexico is seeing yet another wave of protests and violence and gas shortages are not the real problem.
Dr Edgardo Buscaglia is a Senior Law and Economics Scholar at Columbia University in New York, USA and the President of the Institute for Citizens' De... mocracy and Rule of Law in Mexico. He directs field teams with experience since 1990 in 114 countries worldwide advising public authorities and civil societies on combatting and preventing the expansion of criminal networks.
The post-authoritarian political system in Mexico has become a violent symbiosis of organised crime and politics.
In the absence of strong state institutions, the privatisation of Mexico’s oil industry will be disa