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Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394679-092
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9467-9
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-105
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... as director of the paper. The following passage from Bascopé’s investigation in 1982 focuses on the narco-coronel Luis Arce Gómez and his sinister fascist circle. Arce Gómez was the strongman of the García Meza dictatorship, which was the most violent regime of the twentieth century, despite its short...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 29 August 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022978-105
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2297-8
Book Chapter

By Lesley Gill
... neoliberalism extractive industries narco-paramilitarism class dispossession ...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 10 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
... NAFTA War on Drugs drug economy drug cartels scalping beheading narcos jihadists Osama Bin Laden Javier Sicilia ...
Book Chapter

By Lesley Gill
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374701-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7470-1
... people in Barrancabermeja and the rise of narco-paramilitarism to U.S. security doctrine and the advent of neoliberalism. neoliberalism extractive industries narco-paramilitarism class dispossession ...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 10 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374923-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
... and Mexico are complicit in the construction of this racial geography as "savage," as subject to all forms of terrorism (including jihadist) and in need of militarization. The coda argues that the scalping and beheadings used by the narcos to intimidate their workforce, consumers, and the general citizenry...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Bascopé’s investigation in 1982 focuses on the narco-coronel Luis Arce Gómez and his sinister fascist circle. Arce Gómez was the strongman of the García Meza dictatorship, which was the most violent regime of the twentieth century, despite its short duration. He was extradited to the United States, in 1989...