Mexican Drug War Research Paper

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The drug cartels have been a huge problem that Mexico has had to confront from 2008. The war between the Mexican cartels and their desire to take over the Mexican territory damaged thousands of people. In fact, this confrontation between gangs is also known as the Mexican Drug War. This war made Mexico be one of the most dangerous countries in the world. The purpose of this essay is to explain the three main reasons that caused the Mexican Drug War and how Mexican people suffered. The Mexican Drug War was very likely caused by the fights between cartels, the police and government corruption and the purchase of illicit narcotics in the United States.
The first reason that caused the Mexican Drug War is attributed to the fighting between rival drug gangs. They dispute for the control
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The United States State Department estimates that 90% of cocaine arrive from the Mexican borders. Impressively many cartels operate methamphetamine labs and grow marijuana in many American states. In fact, seeking to stop the trade of illicit drugs the United States delivered $197 million to the Mexican government to fight against cartels. However, until the American citizens stop consuming cocaine the cause is hopeless. Although, the United States’ government has put impressive efforts to reduce the demand of cocaine, it remained the same as it used to be a few years ago. The Sinaloa cartel’s leader, Chapo Guzman, is responsible of half of the illegal drugs imported into the United States from Mexico. Indeed, he is one of the most wanted criminals of the world. In a matter of fact, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration, Chapo Guzman imports more drugs than Pablo Escobar did at the top of his career. The tremendous desire of the American people for illegal drugs explains the success of Chapo Guzman. The demand of drugs in the United States is also a cause of the warfare between the

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