Mexican Drug Cartel

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In History
  • Chinese School of Drugs

    Chinese School of Drugs
    In the 19th century China had major famine and political turmoil led many Chinese emigrate all over the world. Some of the Chinese went to Sinaloa, and loved to soil so they began to cultivate adormidera (opium gum). They started to make trade with the U.S, and it was legal. But then smugglers would take it out of the U.S to Mexico which was legal, but then would try to smuggle it back into the U.S.
  • The Beginning of the Mexican Drug Cartel

    The Beginning of the Mexican Drug Cartel
    Mexican bootleggers supplied alcohol to the U.S gangsters throughout the duration of the Prohibition in the United States and on the onset of the illegal drug trade with the U.S began when the prohibition came to an end.
  • The Sinaloa Cartel

    The Sinaloa Cartel
    When the Sinaloa Cartel, with Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman as the head of the cartel, has been considered the Mexico's most powerful criminal organization for a long time.
  • The PRI

    The PRI
    During the 70 years that the left-PRI (Institutional Revolutionary Party) party ruled Mexico drug cartels were able to expand their power and corruption and anti-drugs operations focused mainly on on marijuana and opium corps in mountain regions.
  • MS-13

    MS-13 is a gang that had formed in Los Angles, and they are very bad people that are part of the Mexican drug cartel. What MS-13 does, is that they extortion, prostitution, robbery, drug dealing, and murder. They are a threat that needs to be stop.
  • Mexican Drug Cartel Domination

    Mexican Drug Cartel Domination
    the Mexican Drug Cartel dominate the the wholesale illicit drug market and in 2007 they controlled 90% of the cocaine entering the U.S.
  • El Chapo Recaptured

    El Chapo Recaptured
    Guzman was out for thirteen years and then just like he was recaptured. He was the most wanted man in Mexico and was finally recaptured after making frequent appearances at restaurant, concerts, and holiday parties.
  • President Trump

    President Trump
    President Trump made a speech about the efforts that they are going to make against MS-13
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    Felipe Calderon and Death Toll of the Mexican Drug War

    When Felipe Calderon was at the end of his administration the death toll of the Mexican Drug War was at lest 60,000 people.
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    The Murder of People

    The murders of people that Mexican drug cartels have been very dramatic, but in 2012 when the election of President Enrique Pena Nieto the murders dropped down, but in 2017 the murders have gone right back up.