A combination of extreme violence (assassinations of political officials, competitors, etc.) and the development of networks of underground tunnels led Guzman to become the top drug smuggler across the border. However, Guzman was eventually arrested in 1993, which forced him to manage the Sinaloa Cartel from a prison cell. In this manner, Guzman had to overcome a series of extreme obstacles to continue the management of the cartel with direct leadership of the organization in daily drug running operations. Guzman, however, utilized the monetary power of his organization to bribe jail guards and manipulate the prison system to his advantage. This aspect of the Mexican prison system defines the clever means of business operations that enabled Guzman to continue to grow as a drug leader without actually being directly involved in the drug trade.
There is a saying in Colombia that God made the land so beautiful it was unfair to the rest of the world, so to be fair, God populated Colombia with a race of evil men. Violence in Colombia has been prevalent since the country’s bloody struggle for independence. Since then, violence has sprouted from a variety of sources, serving multiple interests and agendas. These different waves of violence shook the country and left countless dead.
By day he was a loving husband and father, but by night he was a vicious murderer and a thief. The cause of Jesse’s “Night Job” was because of his brother Frank James for being a Confederate Guerilla Soldier. (Biography.com 1) Jesse had a total of 47 robberies and hundereds of murders. He went with Frank and rebelled against the Union Soldiers, causing a bloody battle leaving two hundred soldiers dead.
The pair were often arrested for petty crimes. By the time he reached his teens he had begun working as an appreciate for a witch doctor and as an adult he was making money casting “luck” spells for members of the Mexican drug cartel. He wanted to cast more powerful spells and finally graduated to murdering people so he could use their remains in his rituals. Just before he was caught he ordered one of his followers to shoot so he never faced justice for his horrific
He took the job as a sharecropper to support the rest of the family. The rich were taking advantage of the poor. When the owner of the hacienda intended to violate Villa’s sister, Villa shot him and ran away. From there on out, he became a leader, and made sure his voice would be heard.
The group was responsible for 70-80% of civilians killings in Colombia, until the demobilization of the paramilitary group in 2006. They were responsible for, among others, a large amount of displaced people, for social cleansing, and for torturing, kidnapping and murdering anyone that opposed them – such as trade unionists, human rights defenders, community leaders, judges, and ordinary civilians. In 2003, the Administration of president Álvaro Uribe initiated negotiations with the AUC. The Colombian government requested the paramilitary groups to demobilize, in order to restore the rule of law and to monopolize the state’s violence.
Frank Costello was a major gang and mobster durning the 1920c and was notorious, "Because Costello’s Mafia niche was his skill with political influence, his friends counted on him to protect their illegal activities by bribing police, politicians, and judges"("frank Costello"). This is just one example of how mobsters had control of large and small institutions. In the Great Gatsby it shows how Meyer Wolfsheim, a gangster, had a big influence and "he's the man who fixed the World Series back in 1919 "(Fitzgerald 118). This shows how mobsters had control over certain institution and in Gatsby they had control over s baseball team so they could make a
Walt didn't make the black market in meth, He just exploited it. So, here we can say that Walt is considered to be a villain as he participated in evil actions such as cooking meth, but on the other hand one could recognize him as an anti-hero as his main objective was to sort out his medications fees and keep his family from debts. Never the less, Walt alone infiltrated himself into four different drug distribution groups (krazy8, tuco, fring, jack) and destroyed all their members. Because of his actions a huge cartel, fully operational for probably thirty years, is now wiped out from Earth. In total, directly and indirectly, he completely eradicated five gang groups which distributed drugs.
There were numerous officers in the unit who participated and were responsible for the corruption, which consisted of stealing and dealing drugs, perjury, covering up evidence, and malicious shootings and beatings. Rafael Perez aka Ray Lopez was part of the corruption during Rampart. He was arrested for stealing and selling pounds of cocaine; thus, he cut a deal with the prosecution to exploit the rampart division. Rampart division was responsible for several scandals; for example, the Officer Kevin Gaines road rage shootout in 1997, the Bank of America armed robbery that LAPD officer David Mack devised and the Rampart Station beatings; consequently the list goes on. Most of the Crash officers were aware of the misconduct that was happening and the superior officers would encourage them to engage.
No one thought he would have lived long, which in many occasions they were right. An example of why we can never underestimate anyone. Louis Zamperini is the name to remember. Being an Olympic hero, a WWII bombardier, a prisoner of war, and a survivor of war, Zamperini is a true example of American pride, heroism, and forgiveness. Born in 1917 in New York born to Italian parents and growing up in Torrance, California, Zamperini was always in trouble running away from the cops with his quick feet.
Jesse James was a legendary American outlaw who murdered, robbed banks and trains. Although, some people see him as the courageous robin hood sharing the wealthier people 's riches to the poor. No one ever knew what his main purpose was. He was born on September 5, 1847 in Kearney, Missouri. He was raised in a household full of violent and unstable family members, especially his step-father who treated him and his brother frank poorly.
Another Name Check off of the Most Wanted List: The Assassination of Osama Bin Laden The murder of Osama bin Laden was a blessing to many of people around the world. He was a man who hurt so many people and took the lives of so many others. He caused so much heartbreak and tragedy in America and so many other places and was a man always pursued by the United States. The assassination of Osama bin Laden was completely just and a crucial part of assuring the safety of the word although, some people believe the United Stated overstepped it’s bounds.
In 1965, a small time family with big time dreams are caught up in the biggest drug smuggling operation in United States history. The family includes Jeff and Annie Hobbitt, as well as their two children, Bobbi and Georgia Hobbitt. The Hobbitt’s smuggled drugs from Mexico on numerous occasions before Georgia was pulled over by Texas State Troopers in 1968 in which she began to believe that their big time operation was under fire; thus, her father, the chemist, began manufacturing crack cocaine. Jeff contributed to five other states for crack cocaine, his son and daughter collected the money, while transporting the merchandise back and forth from the surrounding states. Annie, the mother and wife, created a large barrier around their lab by purchasing razor wire fencing and planted numerous trees around the area for camouflage.
Palma rose in ranks. Following the loss of a large cocaine shipment, which was blamed on Palma, El Lobito was killed, and Palma was spared. Following El Lobitos death, Palma came into contact and created an alliance with Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzman. Palma seperated from the group which was handed down to Gallardo 's nephews in
In the Rio Grande Valley, public corruption runs rampant. The border city of Mission is a hot spot for drug traffickers and has become an area of concern for the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Program, also known as HIDTA, since the 1990s. Every day drug runners, private drug dealers, and the continuous flow of illegal immigrants create an atmosphere of temptation for law enforcement agents. Unfortunately, the small town of Mission has witnessed federal, state, and local law enforcement officers drift toward the dark side, letting temptation cast a shadow over their morals and beliefs.