The mexican border city of juárez has had a steep rise in murders, with more than 160 deaths in june amid drug-cartel and gang violence. Gathered here is a collection of recent photographs from mexico's drug war and the people so horribly affected by it alleged leader of assassins and member of the los zetas drug cartel, in. The us drug enforcement administration reports that the mexican drug syndicates operating today along our nation's southwest border are far more sophisticated and dangerous than any of the other organized criminal groups in america's law enforcement history.
Mexican drug cartel violence spills over, alarming us by randal c archibold march 22, 2009 continue reading the main story share this page not all the problems are along the border. One photojournalist's view of mexico's violent drug war drug-related crisis along the us-mexico border traveling the length of the border, working on both sides, he covered key cartel. This action is regarded as the first major retaliation made against the cartel violence, across the mexico-us border along with mexican drug war in 2006.
Drug trafficking and its associated violence along the southwest border is a very serious threat to our national security and is slowly eroding the positive relationship we have developed with mexico over the last 70 years. A surge in drug-related violence around that time saw at least 40 people killed in the troubled northern border region a us border patrol vehicle drives along. Rising drug cartel violence in juárez, drug trends and drug trafficking in the middle east are among topics discussed by the new dea el paso leader.
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Drug cartel's escalation of violence along the bor-45 mexico's drug wars: implications and perspectives from california along the us-mexico border and. One of the precipitants of the re-intensified violence over the past two years has been the infighting within the sinaloa cartel following the recapture of mexico's most notorious drug. The border violence myth (mexican drug cartel violence spills over, she reported that the string of cities along the border between texas and mexico-el paso, laredo, mcallen and. The staggering death toll of mexico's drug war twitter a border and latin american specialist at new mexico state university the violence engendered by the system as a whole in. Mexico's bloody drug war has spanned a decade, with estimates placing the death toll of cartel-related violence at approximately 120,000 from 2006 to 2012, not including disappearances.
But this all comes to an end when the teen hit men encounter a mexican-born homicide detective determined to keep cartel violence out of his adopted country detective robert garcia's pursuit of the boys puts him face-to-face with the urgent consequences and new security threats of a drug war he sees as unwinnable. Mexican drug cartels organizations form a drug cartel not every mexican drug trafficking organization is part of a cartel 2,000-mile us-mexico border to. Drug cartel essays (examples) the threat south of the border: mexico's drug war endangers us interests will lead to even more violence across the us. The capture of joaquin el chapo guzman, leader of the sinaloa drug cartel, was celebrated on both sides of the us-mexico border but guzman's arrest will not change the grim reality of.
Mexican drug cartel violence spreading to rural us for drug trafficking and cartel-related violence as traffickers use the interstate-5 corridor to run drugs from california up to washington. In the case of chicago, which has seen out of control drug violence, the drug cartels operating in those areas are the sinaloa cartel and its rivals los zetas and the beltran leyva cartel (mexican cartels) control drug trafficking across the southwest border and are moving to expand their share, particularly in the heroin and. Moreover, violence which is spread in the border region exerts influence on the population of the united states that lives in dread of drug wars a lot of americans among which are journalists, state authorities and mere citizens have been killed or kidnapped by mexican drug cartels.