Read cnn's fast facts to learn more about how the mexican government has been fighting against drug traffickers since december 2006. Mexican soldiers take part in an operation to destroy a poppy plantation in guerrero state, mexico, on 8 april 2016 photograph: pedro. Anabel hernandez talks to globalpost about why she thinks mexico's government is more dangerous than its gangsters. James d cockcroft ( ) is author of mexico's america ostensibly to fight the narcotraffic and integrate mexico and.
Mexico might be our most vital partner, with rapidly emerging retrograde narco- traffic violence, surging us gas exports to mexico, and. Miguel angel felix gallardo, “the godfather,” became mexico's first major drug cartel leader in the 1980s when he began working with.
Medium shot man cover his face with a drawing of one student disappeared in ayotzinapa guerrero the mexican government confront a lack of credibility by.
Violence continues to rage in mexico more than a decade after former president felipe calderon launched a crackdown on drug cartels. Growing up with drug prohibition, it is easy to think of it as an age-old ban, such as the outlawing of robbery or murder it seems almost like a.
During the last few years, a profound debate on drug trafficking and its consequences has been generated in mexico, as well as in many other latin american. Reporters, argues vulliamy, work in conditions of appalling danger to cover the carnage in mexico, and it is now up to us - their colleagues in. 2017 is on track to be mexico's deadliest year since the government began releasing crime statistics in 1997.
Narcoculture in mexico is a subculture that has grown as a result of the strong presence of the the 1950s in mexico were marked by the term narcotrafico ( narco traffic) that began to appear in the media during the 1940s through 1970s . Miguel perez-montes, 39, was sent back to mexico because of a 2010 felony drug conviction he had been in the united states since he was 8 years old.
The mexican drug war is an ongoing, low-intensity asymmetric war between the mexican government and various drug trafficking syndicates since 2006, when.Download