It’s founders were the Rodríguez Orejuela brothers, Gilberto and Miguel. They were able to outsmart the government for many years. Their security was named the cali “K.B.J”. They were called this way because the cartel was once renowned and compared to the Soviet KGB by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), which called it, "One of the most powerful crime syndicates in history", later dubbed "The Cali KGB".. their were always a step ahead of the authorities, most of the time they outsmarted them, the way they would obtain information was they bribed people throughout the city. Police Officers, civilians they bribe them all.
Justin Kim Jeff Schwartje March 22, 2017 What are the social effects of illegal drug trading? Trade and Aid Drug trafficking is happening all around the globe at the moment, from mass producers and cartels in certain isolated areas to small drug dealers downtown. The topic area for this report question is Trade and Aid. This report will be considering the possible social effects drug trafficking has done to the world. It will discuss what my peers and I think about drug trafficking, what laws my country has placed to counter drug trafficking and how the economy is effected in a certain country heavily involved with drugs compared to a country that is not very involved.
Drug dealing in Mexico has been present in our society from long time ago, and trafficking between the US and Mexico has been risen a lot. Also, blood, violence and deaths are present in Mexico due to all the drug dealers that fight and kill other people for payments or anything related to this problem. Drug Legalization is something that has been a topic that has been debated in Mexico due to all the drugs that are being produced and selled in Mexico day after day.
Many get killed, a few get what they want. Many disappear, for cartel kidnap family members. Thousand die yearly. The drug industry among them is something already common for them, yet still dangerous. Gang members fight to have the greatest area to sell as many drugs as possible.
But the estimated number of unknown members could be much higher. According to a study performed by Colleen Cook, an analyst in Latin American Affairs, regarding Mexico’s cartels and their operations, it was not until a few years ago that the Mexican cartels began gaining a significant amount of power. Cook states the causes as being, “the demise of the Medellín and Cali cartels in Colombia. Closure of the cocaine trafficking route through Florida also pushed cocaine traffic to Mexico, increasing the role of Mexican cartels in cocaine trafficking.” (Cook pg. 7) The Cartels are practicing a very violent approach against other cartels and members of the State.
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. The second story takes place between the small-town
During the 1960’s and 1970’s President Nixon declared a war on drugs causing the demographic of criminals to shift as Attica was now a dumping ground for African Americans and Hispanics facing drug charges, causing Attica to become overcrowded, and increased the already poisonous racial atmosphere in the prison. During this time, the FBI and other agencies were cracking down on the Black Panther Party and other groups. These agencies were sending powerful leaders to prison and making them martyrs for their
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.
Who are the cartels?The cartels are organization you don 't want to mess with.These type of gangs are nothing to take lightly.If you mess with these groups they will find you and do something to you that you might regret messing with them.The top three cartels are The Sinaloa cartel, The Juarez cartel, The Tijuana cartel and are the most dangerous groups out there. The cartels were started when Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo was arrested for murder a DEA Agent in 1989.Later more cartels were formed like the Tijuana Cartel, the Juarez Cartel, and the Sinaloa Cartel.The Sinaloa cartel are groups that drug traffic ,money laundering ,and organized crime syndicate.They were established in 1980’s also were based on the city Culiacan, Sinaloa.The leader
The President has been involved with so many scandals and is so corrupt that sge has had over 30 impeachment processes over her. Brazil, a country with a vast number of government corruption, and scandal. The current President, Dilma Rousseff, a democrat, is ruining their reputation and destroying their economic values. Many people including myself believe that she should be impeached.On December 2nd Eduardo Cunha,
Meanwhile, in the present time, emigration pervades Mexico due to its weak and corrupt government, and the strong influence of Mexican drug cartels, which subsequently creates the illusion and assumption that all Mexicans are drug-smuggling criminals. Again, as stated many times before, this similarly happened during the industrial revolution and the “Gilded Age”, where again, due to the sudden flow of Irish immigrants because of “The Great Famine”, xenophobia of them began to infect American citizens, most likely
Attorney General for prohibition enforcement. she wrote this document about how congressmen and senators were being alcoholics. She was upset that the men who wrote the volstead act, an act against alcohol, were too bootleggers. In document D it says “Bootleggers infest the halls and corridors of the congress and ply their trade there.” During prohibition homicide rates took a great rise. document B shows that prohibition caused more people to kill, most likely to get the alcohol they couldn 't live without.