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1,606 wordsApproaching and addressing international drug issues in 1999 is not a simple task due to numerous contradictions that involve the inherent nature of economics, politics, culture, and individual ideologies. The normal attributes of drugs, as well as the changing characteristics of these mind-altering substances, makes them the center of complex studies that end up producing contradictory and inconclusive reports. Furthermore, confusion results from the study of available literature due to moral p...
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Drug Trafficking Between Us And South America
1,626 words... ashington's priority of speeding up border crossings has led to a neglect of the already shrinking interdiction process. DEA agents feel powerless because their requests to mount special operations south of the border including attempts to gain information regarding Mexican politicians corruption by Mexican cartels- are denied due to the current administrations intent to avoid displeasure by the government in Mexico City. In late 1996, the Juarez Cartel, Mexico's most powerful drug trafficki...
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1,823 wordsManuel Noriega (1934 -? ), former dictator of Panama, found guilty of drug trafficking, racketeering, and money laundering by the United States Jury. He was born in Panama City. After on a scholarship at the Chorrillos Military Academy in Lima, Peru, Noriega returned to Panama and was commissioned a sub-lieutenant in the National Guard. Close to the military strong man Omar Torrijos, Noriega advanced quickly and was appointed chief military intelligence when Torrijos seized power in 1969. In tha...
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3,202 wordsDays after the murder, when the prisoners began naming Raul Salinas de Gortari as the mastermind of the killing, Mario Ruiz Massieu-whoa told me that he was in constant touch with President Salinas and talked to him almost daily-must have told Salinas, Mr. President, we have a problem: Your brother killed my brother. The trafficking of drugs is clearly a "big business" in the current Mexican economy. In the mid- 1990 s, for example, it was reported that the drug trade was the only part of the Me...
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Liberation Army Drug Trafficking
755 wordsColumbia is a country wrought with poverty, corruption, and violence. It has gained notoriety for its drug trafficking and the scandalous dealings by the military. Five percent of Columbia (1. 9 million people, 1. 1 million of them children) have been displaced due to the fighting in a four decade old civil war. Columbia will need some serious rearranging politically, socially, and overall to get back on their feet. Columbia is located in the very northern part of South America, it borders the C...
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The Effects Of Illegal Drugs On American Society
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Law Enforcement Agencies U S Department
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1,097 wordsFederal Courts, State Courts, And Concurrent Jurisdiction Federal Courts, State Courts, And Concurrent Jurisdiction The United States court system has seen a trend of increased involvement of the federal courts in criminal matters, which used to fall within the exclusive domain of the state courts. Most criminal cases violate only state law, and therefore are tried only in the state courts. Henry Glick would agree that counterfeiting, treason, and illegal immigration are some of the unique cases...
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1,553 wordsHow can drug trafficking be controlled? The Drug Enforcement Agency has tried to limit the drug trafficking problem coming from countries south of the U. S. Also many other law enforcement agencies. The southern hemisphere has given the U. S. a really hard time with the international drug trade. Where do drugs come from? Most of the marijuana Smuggling routes that come into the United States comes from the south. Columbia is one of the main contributors to the problems of the drug war. Not only ...
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United States Government Drug Trafficking
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2,173 wordsThe Drug Trafficking Drug Trafficking The dealing of illegal drugs has existed for a very long time in Canada. People have been smuggling drugs in many different ways and there have been many popular drug busts that occurred as a result. Some of the most common illegal drugs being dealt are marijuana, cocaine, opium, crack, and so on. Some of these drugs damage your body while others act as medicine and help people to overcome certain types of illnesses and diseases. The big debate these days is...
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