by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 22:44 (4669 days ago) @ JBinCT

As usual, your knowledge of local life is very limited and doesn't jibe with your mental image. Many of those ejiditarios who sold out have long ago spent the money they got, and now they're in the same boat again, except now they can't afford to buy more land in their village for their growing families, so they move to other non-tourist communities where you don't see the poverty they live in. Believe it or not, most people here don't aspire to be maids and gardeners and servants for wealthy tourists.

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