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Drug trafficking on the southwest border

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime.

Drug trafficking on the southwest border

hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, first session, March 29, 2001.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [Congressional Sales Office] in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexican-American Border Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Drug traffic -- Mexican-American Border Region.,
    • Drug control -- Mexican-American Border Region.,
    • Law enforcement -- Mexican-American Border Region.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .J858 2001j
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 62 p. :
      Number of Pages62
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3998014M
      ISBN 100160657717
      LC Control Number2001344339
      OCLC/WorldCa47682251

        If Miami is indeed regaining its notoriety as a cocaine trafficking hub, any shifts in trafficking routes from Colombia through Mexico to Colombia through Miami may soon be felt along the southwest border. Mexican cartels started controlling much of the Colombian cocaine trade in the s after the fall of the major Colombian cartels.   U.S. Outlines New Drug-War Strategy The Obama a new strategy to fight drug trafficking along the southwest border. and co-author of the book "Lies, Damned Lies and Drug War Statistics.".

        In the early s, Colombian traffickers were smuggling almost 70 percent of their cocaine through the Southwest U.S. border, the DEA says. Last year, of the tons, U.S. officials say, drug. Book Description: U.S. demand for illicit drugs creates markets for Mexican drug- trafficking organizations (DTOs) and helps foster violence in Mexico. This paper examines how marijuana legalization in California might influence DTO revenues and the violence in Mexico. DTOs earn $ billion to $2 billion from exporting marijuana to the U.S.

      Page - Gateway is a multi-disciplinary, multi-agency approach to the problem of narcotics smuggling and money-laundering in the Caribbean. This initiative encompasses all areas of interdiction, including: expanded marine and air enforcement, increased cargo examinations, outbound initiatives (international and continental US), and expanded small vessel searches.   Drug fight not a bust on border traffic bringing increased drug trafficking. more narcotics hidden in the rapidly growing commercial truck traffic crossing the Author: James Pinkerton.


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Drug trafficking on the southwest border by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime. Download PDF EPUB FB2

An increase in smuggling activities has pushed the Border Patrol to the front line of the U.S. war on drugs. Our role as the primary drug-interdicting organization along the Southwest border continues to expand. The heightened presence of Border Patrol agents along the Southwest border has burdened narcotic traffickers and alien smugglers.

active transshipment point for Southwest Asian opiates, hashish, and cannabis transiting the Balkan route and - to a lesser extent - cocaine from South America destined for Western Europe; significant source country for cannabis production; ethnic Albanian narcotrafficking organizations active and expanding in Europe; vulnerable to money laundering associated with regional.

Drug trafficking in the United States dates back to the 19th century. From opium to marijuana to cocaine, a variety of substances have been illegally imported, sold and distributed throughout U.S. Get this from a library.

Drug abuse and drug trafficking along the Southwest border (Tucson): hearing before the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session, Janu [United States.

Congress. House. Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control.]. From Dec. through Julyshe worked as an intelligence analyst for the California state fusion center and the California Emergency Management Agency’s situational awareness Unit, where she focused almost exclusively on Mexican drug trafficking organizations and southwest border violence issues.

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Policy Questions Regarding Southwest Border Gun Trafficking In congressional testimony, U.S. authorities have asserted a moral obligation on the part of the United States to address gun trafficking on the Southwest border.

() Yet, as described above, much of the information about Southwest border gun trafficking remains incomplete. Hundreds of would-be border-crossers perish each year, many from extreme heat or cold, drowning, or other physical causes, while some are homicides related to drug smuggling.

1 Far from the border, thousands of Mexicans die each year in cartel-related violence. 2 The drug trade is a vast and elaborate enterprise that has increasingly penetrated. Drug Lord: The Book "Drug Lord is the real thing. Raw. Immediate.

Indispensable." -- Don Winslow "The drug smuggling business goes on, the slaughtered dead pile up, the U.S. agencies continue to ratchet up their budgets, the prisons grow larger and all the real rules of the game are in this book, some kind of masterpiece.".

Drug trafficking is a key part of this research. Further information can be found in the yearly World Drug Report.

At current levels, world heroin consumption ( tons) and seizures represent an annual flow of tons of heroin into the global heroin market. Fentanyl, the drug linked to the most overdose deaths in the U.S.—nea in —mostly comes from Mexico and China.

Traffickers drive it over from Mexico, again through ports of entry, or mail it from China. These trends suggest that more resources for spotting drugs at ports of entry and in the postal system might help prevent some of these Author: Francie Diep.

Winner, Southwest Book Award, Border Regional Library Association, Thousands of people die in drug-related violence every year in Mexico. Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, adjacent to El Paso, Texas, has become the most violent city in the Mexican drug by:   This Kafkaesque environment provides fertile soil in which Mexican DTOs can flourish, trafficking narcotics over the border and into the lucrative U.S.

drug market. To combat this issue, federal law enforcement in the U.S. employs the aforementioned strategies of interdiction and international operations; this paper will examine each in detail Author: Benjamin J Mackey. El narcotráfico (drug trafficking) is so pervasive and firmly embedded in daily life in Mexico and in the border region that the idea of a narco-culture—that is, a cultural complex or whole way of life centered around drug trafficking—is now accepted as a given by mexicanos, fronterizos (border people), and many social scientists (Ovalle.

These same rules mean that a new border wall will not end or significantly reduce the capabilities and power of Mexican drug cartels.

From the days of tequila smuggling into the United States during Prohibition, illicit trafficking across the southwest border has remained a constant. The violence committed by Mexican drug trafficking organizations has been called cross-border violence, border violence spillover, or spillover violence.

In any instance, cross-border violence has occurred since the inception of the Southwest Border States. This book is an overview of the potential spill-over violence and related issues between the U.S.

and Mexico in the ongoing drug-trafficking operations on the Southwest borders. Read more Read less Best True Crime BooksFormat: Hardcover. From Dec. through July she worked as an intelligence analyst for the California state fusion center and the California Emergency Management Agency’s situational awareness Unit, where she focused almost exclusively on Mexican drug trafficking organizations and southwest border violence issues.

Her first book, "Cartel: The Coming. The report stated trafficking is a “highly fluid enterprise which generally follows the path of least resistance” and said the increasing focus on the southwest border was pushing some drug. Winner, Southwest Book Award, Border Regional Library Association, Thousands of people die in drug-related violence every year in Mexico.

Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, adjacent to El Paso, Texas, has become the most violent city in the Mexican drug war/5.The Southwest Border problem is even more significant because the Mexican organizations are polydrug traffickers; that is, they deal in heroin, marijuana, and methamphetamine as well as cocaine.

That's because the DEA has made it highly profitable for .Human smuggling across the southern border. arrests of illegal immigrants on the southwest border plummeted to lows that hadn't been seen in years.