Mexican Cartel Essay

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The Mexican cartel first started in the 60s and 70s with the Guadalajara cartel. The Guadalajara cartel got into some issue in the mid-1980s by kidnapping, torturing and murdering a U.S DEA agent Enrique Camarena. This event made the U.S government energized and focused on the Guadalajara cartel, which then led them to arrest and break up the Guadalajara cartel after the U.S government broke up the Guadalajara cartels leader Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo aka El Padrino or The Godfather divided his turf and fiefdom into various sectors. In 1989 Seven months after taking office veteran drug warrior George H.W. Bush made his first televised addressed to the nation “All of us agree that the gravest domestic threat facing our nation today is drugs”.…show more content…
Bush had a specific request as well, Salinas was to (metaphorically) bring him the head of Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo aka El Padrino or The Godfather, chief of the Guadalajara Cartel. In 1989 Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo aka El Padrino or The Godfather was arrested. The sub-capos held a gangster summit in the resort city Acapulco. The attendees were most almost all the members of the old Sinaloa narco tribe intertwined marriage, friendship, or even business. They proceeded to parcel out production territories and smuggling routes to the U.S market, awarding themselves the plazas that had once been assigned. The resulting organizations were called cartels, misleadingly, as they were in fact fragment of an exploded cartel. The byproducts of decartelization and most were operated by descendants or associates of the Guadalajara trio. As the 1990s unfolded, all these Mexican traffickers grew as proved impossible to revive the old relationship between the subservient crook and dominant

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