The political economy of mexico's drug war by helen redmond issue #90: features share facebook twitter google+ tumblr in mexico by the magazine milenio found the corpses of 24,000 people 3 entire cities and towns have erupted into war zones chock-full with military checkpoints and. The fbi is probing possible money laundering linked to mexico's infamous narco-trafficking gulf cartel in its investigation of texan billionaire sir allen stanford, us law enforcement sources have told the observer an fbi source close to the investigation would not give exact details but confirmed. Narcotraffic in mexico the drug cartels are basically formed to control and promote drug trafficking operations in latin america they are located in mexico and colombia. The war on drugs has being a major issue for mexico in this thesis we follow how narcotraffic became to be an extraordinary threat for mexico.
The largest cash seizure in history justice department felipe calderon sent 50,000 soldiers after the drug cartels when he became president of mexico in 2006. Interview to the expert on organized crime issues edgardo buscaglia on narcotraffic in mexico casamerica 2011 (esp) interview to the journalist carlo ruta on narcomafias rai news. The line/la l nea often reads like a journalist's account of the narcotraffic along the us-mexico border. Archive for the 'narcotraffic' category recalling ciudad juarez and the dead in the us-mexico border drug war march 9, 2009 i could just imagine ciudad juarez, a border city of mexico close to el paso, texas which had become a killing field of warring drug lords in the area. This case reminded me of the controversial documentary that came out in mexico last year jesus alfredo guzman salazar el chapo mexico narcotraffic navy the son of 'el chapo': what went wrong about us advertise about our ads contact us rss faq careers archive user agreement.
One of the sites of origin for drug trafficking within mexico cartels controlled the major aspects of each stage in the traffic of their product their organization allowed cocaine to be distributed in great amounts throughout the united states. On the understanding of narcotraffic in peru coca, conflict, and the challenges for development by paola lazarte submitted to the us anti-narcotic policy on mexico has currently shifted the production of cocaine hydrochloride to peru. In june 2010, in the days leading up to mexico's state elections, rodolfo torre, a leading gubernatorial candidate from the northern state of tamaulipas, was assassinated he had campaigned against me. The guardian - back to home make a contribution subscribe find a job jobs sign in comment activity edit profile email preferences change password mexico the biggest gang in mexico right now is the sinaloa, whose leader, joaqu n guzm n loera.
Us action on the drugs trade is more important than money to help fight it, says mexico's attorney general.
The recent release of an alleged prominent female drug trafficker draws attention to the often under-explored role of women in the drug trade jump to navigation the misunderstood role of women avila beltran is one of mexico's most notorious alleged drug traffickers. Mexico accused of human rights abuses in amnesty international report the report cites the failure of mexican authorities to tackle abuses against migrants from central america thoughts of a conservative christian blog stats. A blow to the heart of mexican narcotraffic national association of former border patrol officers eight drug trafficking organizations in mexico have united to form two solo groups in order to gain control of drug trafficking and its associated routes in the country. Abuse of power, lack of transparency and bribery continued unabated in mexico in 2013 the 10 most corrupt mexicans of the year are identified for the first time.