How Do Mexican Cartel Affect Teens

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Kelvin Hernandez Mexican Cartels Lure American Teens as Killers LAREDO, Tex. — When he was finally caught, Rosalio Reta told detectives here that he had felt a thrill each time he killed. It was like being Superman or James Bond, he said. Gabriela Maldonado, whose son Gabriel Cardona became an assassin for a Mexican drug cartel as a teenager. “I like what I do,” he told the police in a videotaped confession. “I don’t deny it.” Mr. Reta was 13 when he was recruited by the Zetas, the infamous assassins of the Gulf Cartel, law enforcement officials say. He was one of a group of American teenagers from the impoverished streets of Laredo who was lured into the drug wars across the Rio Grande in Mexico with promises…show more content…
Mexican cartels don’t just hurt Mexico. They hurt the United States, Canada, Europe, and Africa. We need to help Mexico stop the cartels. When the cartels bring drugs to our country, more and more people become addicted. Cartels are the suppliers of drugs to gangs in and out of prison. If our government doesn’t want crime in the streets, then “stop the cartels”. Horrifying things have happened to people who have stood in the way of the cartels. Murder, slaughter, and torture are mainly it. I am against the murdering of innocent people. The cartels kill people to prove that they have all the power and they are unstoppable. What if you were a resident to a Mexican city and you would be kidnapped and then tortured till death? That is what these people are facing with these drugs cartels. No one should have to go through this. It is not right at all. The worst thing of all is that the police, who are supposed to protect the people living there, fear these cartels. It’s bogus. This drug war just doesn’t affect Mexico it affects other countries. Drugs are killing everyone and the distribution must stop. News reports say that drug trafficking has become bigger than ever. Mexico

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