This needs to be fixed by wiping out the drug cartel and rebuilding the government. Corruption within Mexico had long existed even before Mexico was its own independent country. After being under Spain’s rule for three centuries, the country faced continuous political
What is the biggest cause of crime in Central America? Cocaine, is by the far that biggest factor in crime all along Central America, the external trade of cocaine along with outside governments trying to stop it, have led to organized crime and drug mafias forming within the countries of Central America. People just don’t trust the government in these areas, the criminal justice system is weak, and with so many crimes going unpunished or unnoticed that the people who are innocent in these countries, can only turn towards the gangs and mafias for protection, which in many cases leads the kids of these families into the gangs and
The city of Las Vegas has changed rapidly from becoming a beautiful city to a violent place to live in. The city has seemed a rise in homicides as well in the last few years. The strong presences of these gangs are taking innocent lives and making the community a harder place to raise a family in. Many of the gangs in Vegas account for most the drug trade, as well as the staggering homicide rate. The gang problem is not only a problem in Las Vegas, but it is all over the world.
The main job of the inspection division is, “to ensure that the safety of the general public is maintained”, and extraditing him to the US is the only way to guarantee him from not escaping and the safety of the US. Even with these high security prisons, El Chapo has found ways to work around them and bribe police officers and officials. In a recent study, “Of the more than 1,000 Mexicans who responded to a 2013 survey from Transparency International, 90% said police were corrupt or extremely corrupt, and 80% felt the same way about the country 's judiciary.” This shows that the officials in Mexico are easily swayed and we cannot trust those overseeing El Chapo’s sentence. His cartel is the biggest supplier of heroin and cocaine in the US, and is convicted of federal trafficking and organized crime; therefore he can be legally tried and imprisoned in the United States.
Drug trafficking is the mass-production of drugs in one country distributed to another for expected profit. The notorious bosses of the drug trafficking at the time were the infamous Pablo Escobar, Carlos Lehder, and Griselda Blanco. The two main smuggled drugs were cocaine and marijuana. They were smuggled by plane, boat, and human mules. To hide the abundant profits they’d money launder, hide money in safe, and even went to the extent of having their money built into house walls just to avoid the law.
A prime example of corrupt businessmen is seen through a popular political cartoon. This cartoon, document 5, portrays the Standard Oil Company as a manipulative octopus that controls the government and the economy. With the rise of powerful businesses in the late 19th century, the artist behind this cartoon hoped to expose the corrupt foundation of these million dollar companies. The big businessmen are clearly portrayed as
Corruption in Mexico Do you know what corruption means? Corruption is a dishonest or illegal behavior especially by powerful people (such as government officials or police officers). Do you know about corruption in Mexico? Corruption in Mexico is obviously nothing new, but there have been many cases that are unbelievable, but true.
Steven Soderbergh’s famous movie, Traffic (2000) provides viewers with heavy insight at the “war on drugs” in the United States. It discusses this international drug issue through three twisted stories. The first story is mainly set in Mexico City and other parts of the country, in which a new “drug czar” of Ohio state Supreme Court, Robert Wakefield (Michael Douglas), is appointed. As Wakefield tries to cope with his new position under difficult circumstances, and because he is away from his family for long periods of time, his sixteen-year-old daughter, Caroline become addicted to crack cocaine, but what’s unusual about Caroline is that she’s an honor student and National Merit Finalist.
In particular, Llewelyn Moss and Sheriff Ed Tom Bell lives are disrupted by a drug deal, causing them to re-evaluate their values and choices and ultimately learn that fate cannot be changed but chosen, making the cycle of literature that Frye proposed. Moss’s life was changed when he found roughly two million dollars at a busted drug deal. With this amount of money, Moss’s life can be changed forever but that money belonged to drug dealers, and they were after the money as well. Moss blinded by the trauma of
In the era of globalization, socio-economic disparities play a significant role in as trans-national human trafficking generally occurs from poorer to wealthier nations. Economic need also increases the vulnerability and sense of desperation of potential victims. Mexican traffickers, known as “coyotes,” take advantage of desperate situations of existing poverty and hardship in Mexico - the prevalent origin country of trafficking victims in the United States - and promise safe passage to a new life in the United States
To begin, both Sternberg and Walters show great concern about the serious drug problem in America. Sternberg states that American is losing the war on drugs people need a solution to solve the drug problem. He mentions that death toll from heroin increased a lot since 2010, we have to do something for this. Like Sternberg, Walters also realized that drug has become a very serious problem in America. He asserts that drug flooding into America from Mexico cause the high heroin death rate.
41). These drug cartels present a difficult problem in that they not only import illegal drugs, but they often are in dispute over both territory and police ownership (Warner, p. 42). These cartels are smuggling drugs across the border from many different regions of the world and present a very difficult situation for law enforcement. This may be due in part to their intimate knowledge of the area they operate in, as well as that of their connection to gangs, which they utilize to assist in cross-border movement. The current number of both law enforcement agents and law enforcement agencies along the border is not sufficient in either numbers or strength to curtail these illicit
However, some people that come here come just to make their drug cartels economy good because they come here to sell they’re products. The “drug war” in northern Mexico is one gigantic bloodbath. The Mexican government says that as many as 28,000 people have been slaughtered by the drug cartels since 2007. A very significant percentage of those deaths have happened in areas right along the U.S. border.
One specific example would be Juarez, now being the murder capital in the western hemisphere, leading to a access to drug supplies, and violence; all because the borders do not have an effective, efficient system. One growing issue from these Drug Wars is the growing number of illegal youth gang involvement. US authorities state that over 1 million aliens are part of a gang system, which is responsible for 80% of the violent crimes committed in the United States. (18 Facts Prove Illegal Immigration Is Absolute Nightmare For U.S. Economy) One of the most startling facts is that Virginia gang investigators estimate that:”90% of the members of MS-13, the most notorious immigrant gang, is illegal immigrants” (18 Facts Prove Illegal Immigration Is Absolute Nightmare For U.S.
Expensive fines for negligent use (such as public use, exceeding possession requirements, or irresponsibility) should also be. The War on Drugs is also a big issue. Once we were spending countless amounts of money on arrests, processing and prosecutions of drug-related arrests. For example in November 1996, California adopted a proposition for medicinal marijuana and helped drop the drug crime in California . “The Sinaloa Cartel, led by “El Chapo” Guzman, with most of his control in Baja California, started to lose influence in California because of a decline in the demand for his product, in part to these changes in the law.