Mexico's infamous cartels are known for their tight control of drug production and export now those cartels are also dabbling in other businesses, like limes, a key ingredient in mexican cuisine, and one of the country's top exports. Who is behind mexico's drug-related violence government security forces are fighting the drug cartels in an attempt to re mexican ministry of. Mexican and us officials said that new efforts have been designed to get around mexican laws that prohibit foreign military and police from operating on its soil. Mexican drug cartel interrogates stripper before execution mexican drug cartel hit in creel chihuahua mexico - duration: drug cartel torture. Mexican drug cartel structure mexican cartel timeline narco terms maps of the mexico cartels contact us the links material source the skinny january (2. The mexican cartels dominate the lucrative us drug and human smuggling market and use the billions in profits to battle each other and the government of mexico to maintain control or expand their smuggling operations into the us approximately 95 percent of the estimated cocaine flow toward the united states transits the mexico-central. How the cartels were born by carmen boullosa mike wallace what's known as the mexican drug war was fueled by american free-market policies.
A 2011 report charts where and what mexican cartels are trafficking. 10 facts about mexico’s drug war mexican citizens find themselves suffering under a militarized police force the cartels reap $19 billion to $29 billion. Claim: officials say the october 2017 california wildfires were started by mexican drug cartels in order to gain a strategic advantage over the legal marijuana industry. Mexican drug cartels are taking advantage of the 2014 lime shortage by demanding a cut of the high prices.
Legal marijuana may be doing at least one thing that a decades-long drug war couldn't: taking a bite out of mexican drug cartels' profits the latest data from the us border patrol shows that last year, marijuana seizures along the southwest border tumbled to their lowest level in at least a. Guadalajara cartel (the first full-fledged mexican drug cartel, from which most of the big cartels spawned) (disbanded in 1989 . A new report reveals that a half-dozen mexican drug cartels have gained a stronghold in the state of texas. When pablo escobar was gunned down in 1993, the focus on drugs entering the united states shifted from south america to mexico, which enjoys nearly 3,200 kilometers (2,000 mi) of the american border the mexican cartels that rose to meet the demand might be new, but they are undeniably vicious.
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Legal marijuana was supposed to hurt the mexican drug cartels, but narcos in california aren't going anywhere. The country's most notorious drug cartel leader, joaquín el chapo guzmán, was arrested overnight by mexican and us officials, multiple media outlets reported saturday. Mexican cartels are controlling the streets of louisville and other kentucky cities with a pipeline of drugs running through southern california, dea officials say.
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A gruesome video depicting the decapitation of five members of a mexican drug cartel by a rival gang has been posted on the internet in the latest atrocity in the raging battle over drug-smuggling routes the chilling, three-minute video is the latest stunt in the deadly feud - which has already. The mexican drug war between mexican drug war is also an american issue but the real problem is that americans are also the mexican drug cartels’ best.