Mexican Drug Cartels

1310 Words Apr 19th, 2013 6 Pages
Cartels

Mexico’s is at its thinnest line of being uncontrolled. Cartels are a big problem in Mexico and are ruining the country; they are a serious mater in the world we live in today. The cartels are formed in groups and structures to control the production and distribution of narcotic drugs. They are criminal groups that develop and control drug trafficking operations. Mexico, the state that is right now is a very heavy situation that is difficult to control. Cartels range from wacky managed agreements and work separately and have rivals they are to dodge. The Country, Mexico is a major supplier of heroin to the U.S. market, and the largest foreign supplier of cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana. Cartels are not only in Mexico but
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The battle sparked up when former president, Felipe Calderon declared war against the cartels in December 11, 2006. This situation ignited a war that since then it has caused about 60,000 total deaths by these actions “Mexico is making progress in its fight against powerful drug cartels and they are becoming weaker as the crime bosses are killed or jailed,” the interior minister said on October 15, 2012. Stated by Ryan Craig.. As it affects Mexico it is affecting the United States greatly. The cartels move into the American territory for other opportunities to expand their trouble, this is not new, whatsoever. Ever since the 1990s these cold-blooded organizations moved forward to supply drugs, smuggle cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana, and heroin even start growing marijuana in the American territory. Mexican drug cartels pass their most trusted agents to the United States where they maximize their profits on drugs. One of the scariest things about the cartels is that nobody is safe from their reach. “Lately, they’ve been using their deep pockets to recruit American children to do their dirty work. Known as “The Expendables,” six major cartels have started paying Texas teenagers cash money to perform simple tasks” said by K. Thor Jensen.

Reaching the borderlines of the United States, turning into a war zone Involvements such as decapitations, murders, kidnappings, dismemberments, drive byes, and burglaries the tools that the cartels are using to this day and
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