an area that has been taken over and is controlled and corrupted by drug cartels and where law enforcement is effectively nonexistent
"this Mexican town has become a narco-state that ships 100 pounds of cocaine to the United States every day"
A state whose economy depends heavily on narcotics and other drugs.
With the collapse of the government, there is a real danger the country will become a narco-state
The numerical value of narco-state in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of narco-state in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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Venezuela is an increasingly violent narco-state that threatens the region, the hemisphere, and the world.
His cooperation led to the dismantling of the first narco state in the western hemisphere, people talk about Colombia and Mexico, but neither of those were compromised to the highest levels as Haiti was.
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