MEXICO. Metlatonoc, Guerrero. 2015. Shadow of a person on a wall in the comunity of Metlatonoc. The Mountain of Guerrero has been a territory without law. Dozens of people have moved to other place
s to live. Located on Mexico’s southern Pacific Coast, it is home to most of the poppy bulbs that yield heroin consumed in the U.S. The United Nations estimates that Mexico has the world’s third-largest geographic area dedicated to illicit opium cultivation, after Afghanistan and Myanmar.
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