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Name: Tutor: Course Number: Date: Why Is Mexico Viewed As Corrupt And Weak? Developing countries have various issues that hinder the growth of their economy. The leaders chosen in these countries are the major reason these countries are lagging behind in development. Instead of working for the people, we find those in higher offices working towards getting themselves rich. Corruption is the major disease in these countries that needs to be eradicated. Let us take a look at a case study of a country like Mexico. Most people view the country as corrupt and weak. Mexico`s fight for independence was a destructive war. It destroyed the mining and agricultural economy that the colonial powers relied upon. During this time, trade itself was a problem since most people in Mexico lived in the highlands and navigable rivers were scarce. This made the cost of doing trade expensive. Due to the war, economic developments to aid in trade such as building the railway were delayed. After independence, Mexico continued fighting wars with Spain, France, the state of Texas and even the United States itself. As a re