Here are some statistics to put the drug war in context. Mexico's long-running drug war – mexican federal police stand guard over 105 tons of marijuana seized in tijuana, mexico, in october 2010 smuggling remains a booming business. Peter watt (author of drug war mexico): us policy and neo-liberal reforms helped create conditions for the growth of drug. Drug production, trafficking and consumption affects every country in the world despite forty years of us-led international drug control efforts that prioritize eradication of production, interdiction of traffic, and criminalization of consumption, overall drug production, trafficking and consumption have remained consistently steady. Uncorrected proofs council special report no 60 march 2011 david a shirk the drug war in mexico confronting a shared threat.
News about mexican drug trafficking (mexico's drug war), including commentary and archival articles published in the new york times. Us drug policy has spelt nothing but trouble for mexico. Trans-border institute joan b kroc school of peace studies university of san diego the drug war in mexico us-mexico security challenges in 2013 & beyond. Claremont mckenna college the drug war in mexico: consequences for mexico’s nascent democracy submitted to professor roderic ai camp and dean gregory hess. The 2011 san fernando massacre was the mass murder of 193 people by los zetas drug cartel at la joya ranch in the municipality of san fernando, tamaulipas, mexico. The global war on drugs is killing mexico: a new study found that violence from the drug war caused mexico's life expectancy to stagnate — and, in men's cases, drop — after six decades of increases the study, published in health affairs, found that male life expectancy in mexico fell by about.
A photo from guatemala have also been included, as this has recently become an operating center for mexican drug cartelssee also:mexico drug cartel carnage photos. The proposal of president enrique pena nieto, a traditional opponent of liberalizing drug laws, reflects the country's growing disenchantment with. Breaking news headlines about mexico drug war, linking to 1,000s of sources around the world, on newsnow: the one-stop shop for breaking news. In december of 2006, mexico's new president felipe calderón declared war on the drug cartels, reversing earlier government passiveness since then, the government has made some gains, but at a heavy price - gun battles, assasinations, kidnappings, fights between rival cartels, and reprisals have resulted in over 9,500 deaths since. Even if the drug war were to end today, there would still be street crime in mexico however, these issues would be on a dramatically smaller scale mexico’s street gangs could never ascend to the level of an organized crime outfit without the massive profits from illegal drugs to pay for the necessary weaponry, hitmen, [. More murders occurred in october than any other month in mexico for almost 20 years, proving once again that the war on drugs in that country is far from successful according to official data by mexico’s interior ministry, 2,371 murder investigations opened last month, while 2017 is likely to.
Overviewthe drug war in mexico has caused some us analysts to view mexico as a failed or failing state while these fears are exaggerated, the prob. A day of the dead march in mexico city calling for justice for victims of femicide photograph: rebecca blackwell/ap the number of women being murdered in mexico has risen sharply over the last decade amid the country’s drug war, more than wiping out two decades of gains when the rate fell by half.
Mexico's murder rate is rising at an unprecedented level, calling into question mexico’s military-led drug war, as well as. A new law up for debate in mexico's lower house proposes to expand and regulate the role of the military in the country's decade-long drug war, a red flag to critics of the controversial militarized crackdown against cartels. Mexicos drug war bbc documentary amazing docu 2015 the purpose of this video isnt promoute violence , since the war against the drugs begun in. Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love it's where your interests connect you with your people.