Mexico spends less on its military than the rest of Latin America [in Spanish]

Excelsior, 7/25/12

Chile and Colombia spend more than 2% of their budgets on their militaries, whereas Mexico only spends .49%; the only nation which spends less is Guatemala with .40%.  In addition, the Mexican military does not only concern itself with exterior threats, but is also extremely involved in the domestic fight against organized crime.

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