The drug war in Mexico is a problem among rival drug cartels that fight for regional control, and between the drug cartels and the Mexican government. This problem is related with drugs, alcohol, traffic of kids and weapons. It’s been a problem during for many years, but recently that problem is starting to note it more.
I. Who are the cartels in Mexico
a) Cartel de Sinaloa – operates in Baja California, Sinaloa, Durango and Chihuahua. Also call the “gold triangle” or “Blood Partnership”, Main leader Joaquín Guzmán Loer, nick name “El Chapo”
b) Cartel de Tijuana – This cartel operates in Baja California. Main leader is Javier Arellano Felix, this Cartel imports cocaine, and marijuana to the United States.
c) Cartel de Jarez – operates in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, also known as Vicente Carrillo organization. Controls the main route to cross to the United States. Cartel the Juarez is allied with Cartel de Sinaloa.
d) Cartel del Golfo – operates in Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon and Michoacan. They import to the United States , cocaine marijuana, and heroine. Allies Cartel de Tijuana and Los Zetas.
e) Los Zetas – this organization was created to try to control the whole drug organization in Mexico. Main leader Heriberto Lazcano. Allies with Cartel del Golfo.
II. The main problem.
a) The main problem in the drug war is that all the cartels are trying to control the whole country. They are killing each other and the worst thing is that they are killing innocent people.
III. What is the government doing against this problem
a) The drug war has being announced lately in all types of communication, thanks to the president of Mexico Felipe Calderon, the army of Mexico is capturing all the main leader of the drug organizations. He is one of the only presidents that is taking control of the drug war in Mexico. He created an army specialized on capturing drug dealers and all their illegal drug...
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