Mexico: The Other Definition of Boycott

The word “boycott” means different things to different people. Mark in Mexico sees the tendency of some that limits the actions of others through their “boycott.” “A ‘boycott’ in Mexico, as well as other Central and South American countries, is to blockade. That is, the boycotters not only refuse to buy or participate in an activity, but they also stop you — by force — from doing so.”

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