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.
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.
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.”
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.
These interviews also talk about the lack of educational opportunities and the fact that they were forced to perform slave labor (Slade). 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.
Sometimes it’s our own leaders who bring down the country. This is exactly what is going on in Brazil. 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.
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.
Haylie Galvan Barrio Azteca Gang Gang violence in El Paso has been a major issue since the emergence of one particular gang- Barrio Azteca. The streets of El Paso were rapidly becoming a home to violent acts and drug trafficking. The infamous Barrio Azteca gang was formed in the 1980’s in Texas originally as a prison gang. It started as a prison gang before they expanded out onto the streets. Several of the founding members banded together in order to protect themselves from rival Hispanic gangs.
The Mexican-US War California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Nevada; these are some states the United States of America gained after the Mexican War. Americans fought with Mexicans, but was war really the best option? In my opinion, the USA was 100% justified to go to war with Mexico; Americans were attacked on American soil and Mexico was trying to stop the American expansion. Therefore I think the United States was justified in going to war with Mexico.