The Zetas traffic cocaine, marijuana and heroin to the U.S. They are considered to be the most technologically advanced, sophisticated, and violent cartel. On the other hand the Sinaloa Cartel smuggles cocaine from Colombia into Guatemala. They are associated with the Herrera organization: an organization that operates in Guatemala to bring cocaine to the U.S. The issue of drug trafficking has become a national problem, affecting the whole
Coca Cola had been manufactured with cocaine until the discovery that cocaine was addictive. The war on drugs has cost the government and the public trillions of dollars and the war does not have a minimal impact on winning. More people are being arrested for drug-related charges against them. Drugs do not stop at the prison gates The drug scene rages in prison. Drugs are more profitable in prison than on the street.
Chiquita’s history in Colombia is more than a century old & became the most profitable business of Chiquita in the world. By 1990, Colombia had become a very violent country. Kidnappings & murders of wealthy Colombians and foreigners had become common place. Although the US state department issued several advisories but was not ready to provide protection against terrorist organizations in other countries. In this situation AUC – which is the united self defense forces of Columbia is an organization which had 8000 to 11000 members accused of involvement in activities of assassinations, guerilla warfare & drug trafficking.
Colombia and Guatemala had placed a civil lawsuit against Coca-Cola company for the deaths of several union leaders accusing the soft drink company to engage with terrorist organizations and plot in opposition to unions. The company produces concentrate, which is then sold to licensed Coca-Cola bottlers throughout the world. The bottlers, who hold territorially exclusive contracts with the company, produce finished product in cans and bottles from the concentrate in combination with filtered water and sweeteners. The bottlers then sell, distribute and merchandise Coca-Cola to retail stores and vending machines. Such bottlers include Coca-Cola Enterprises, which is the largest single Coca-Cola bottler in North America and Western Europe.
Malcolm Roberts Hi141 Prof. Visoni 9 December 2010 Brazil & Colombia: Political History during 20th Century Introduction Colombia and Brazil’s political history during the 20th century will be compared in this essay. Brazil and Colombia differ in the fact that politically, different social classes have ruled them. Socially each country contained different levels in the numerous social classes. Economically, each country experienced an effect from the Great Depression, this mutual point will reveal how each country was able to survive an economic collapse. Civilians in a Republican tradition have primarily ruled Colombia as a small nation.
The president of TYCO used millions of dollars in company money to live a lavish lifestyle he saw fit for a CEO. He, and others within the company, used the money for real estate, art, and other personal items including a six thousand dollar shower curtain. This was an example of a white collar crime. A white collar crime is violations of the criminal law committed by a person of respectability and high social status in his or her occupation. Andrews Chambers, a man who led many drug busts in America was guilty of committing perjury.
Venezuela Crime Wave Since 2003 Venezuela’s homicide rate has severely increased. The cause of 75 out of every 100,000 Venezuelans death is murder, the most out of every country in South America. This is almost 4 times as much than before Hugo Chavez had become president. (“What's behind Venezuela's violent crime problem?”) The crime wave in Venezuela has affected many people. Everybody living in Venezuela is affected and people of high ranking families are not immune.
One of the largest and most dangerous gangs in America and that is spreading throw out the world is a gang called Mara Salvatrucha 13 aka MS13. MS-13 was organized during the 1980s in Los Angeles by Salvadorans; having grown up with violence, members fled their country's civil war. MS13 is one of the most organized gangs in America. In the US it is estimated there are over 10,000 known members from MS13 and spans over 42 different states and in El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala and Mexico it is estimated at more than 50,000 members. In conclusion, I have provided a time line of urban gang
They do this because it generates more income than any other crop. In creating these narcotic fields they force the government to act. This happens in such great numbers that the government is left with limited options. Extremely dangerous herbicides are sprayed over great distances damaging both the plantations and nearby natural ecosystems. The farmers who plant the coca seed just move to wherever there is more fertile soil.
Drug trafficking, in years past, have been very present in countries like Cuba, where drug lords attempted to run the country. Through drug cartels, as mentioned earlier, groups of people try to sell these illegal drugs in attempt to gain money and power. However, these type of cartels are very dangerous as the affect the lives of individuals. More recently, Mexico has been heavily hit by the drug trafficking epidemic, and this has caused an ongoing war that seems almost impossible to end. Living the United States, one can easily forget how great a right it is to practice free speech.