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Transcript of North America
Luis Arturo González Urteaga - Esteban Octavio Oropeza Hall
Jerónimo Urteaga Vidal - José Alberto Félix Rodríguez
December 11, 2006
America is at War
The land of drugs
Brianna Lee, Council on Foreign Relations (2014) Mexico's Drug War. From: http://www.cfr.org/mexico/mexicos-drug-war/p13689
The World Factbook. (n.d). recovered in 3 of october of 2014, from https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/us.html
June 25, 2007
2007 - 2,837 t
1 - Roberto Velasco Bravo, Mexico's director of investigation for organized crime-Mexico City.
8 - Edgar Eusebio Millan Gomez, Mexico's federal police chief, and two bodyguards- Mexico City.
9 - The commander of Mexico City's investigative police force, Esteban Roble Espinosa-his home.
September 15, 2008
2008 - 6,844 t
2009 -9,635 t
December 16, 2009
"We live next to the world's largest drug consumer, and all the world wants to sell them drugs through our door and our window. And we live next to the world's largest arms seller, which is supplying the criminals."
August 25, 2010
January 2011 -34,612 t
United States Government
United States Government
Indirect Involvement because they give money to Mexico to fight Drug Cartels
The connections Mexico an the United states have in the drug area is really important in different aspects such as in economy and society, thereby is a big conflict in which both countries are dealing right now.
Direct Involvement because they "fight" Drug Cartels
Alliance with Cartels to make "peace"
Against Cartels and alliance with Mexico
Alliance with Mexican Government and against other Cartels
2012 - 47,000 t
Central Intelligence Agency
May 13, 2012
Direct Involvement because they control drugs
December 1, 2012
$ 2 BILLION
Fast and Furious, drug war (2009-2011)
The bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) made the illegal pass of guns to mexico supposedly to track the sellers and purchasers. By the way, this generated violence of mexican cartels to society.
1400 guns lost in Mexico
Whistle-blowing orientates to a Congressional investigation by the Senate Judiciary Committee and the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
Operation Fast and Furious which is under Project Gunrunner.
"Straw purchasers purchase weapons on behalf of others without revealing that fact on the methods required.
The operation persisted around 15 months.
Fast and Furious
June 11, 2010
Indirect because they are a Money Laundering
US source Research
Their gains is money to support other wars
Invest time and money with organized crime
Edgar Jimenez Lugo
14 year old
Beheading at least four people
ATF. (w.d.). recovered in 3 of october of 2014, from http://www.atf.gov/publications/factsheets/factsheet-project-gunrunner.html
July 21, 2011
August 25, 2011
Their gains are millions for Money Laundering and drug distribution
Losses people in battle and their homeland
February 22, 2014
Centrifugal because from them the drug comes out
Potential gains money, power and profitable alliance
2006-2012 - 60,000 t
Losses agents, credibility, money and time
Centrifugal because they are not involved directly
Gains corruption= to millions
Losses: control of society, society no longer believes in government loses citizens
Cenripetal because gets pressure of society and US government
Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán
CNN (2014) Mexico Drug War Fast Facts. From: http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/02/world/americas/mexico-drug-war-fast-facts/
Centripetal because everything revolves around them
CNN. (21 de 06 de 2014). recovered in 3 of october of 2014, from http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/27/world/americas/operation-fast-and-furious-fast-facts/
Forbes. (s.f.) (w.d.). recovered in 3 of october of 2014, from http://www.forbes.com/profile/joaquin-guzman-loera/
Narco News (2014) The Narco News Bulletin from: http://www.narconews.com/es.html
PijamaSurf. (29/07/12). La CIA controla tráfico de drogas. From: http://pijamasurf.com/2012/07/la-cia-controla-el-trafico-de-drogas-y-no-quiere-que-acabe-revela-funcionario-del-gobierno-mexicano/
.38 Super pistols;
AR-15-type rifles; and