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Latin American drug trade

Peter Chalk

Latin American drug trade

scope, dimensions, impact, and response

by Peter Chalk

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Published by Rand Corporation in Santa Monica .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug dealers,
  • Drug control,
  • Drug traffic

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Chalk
    SeriesRAND Corporation monograph series, Project Air Force, Rand Corporation monograph series, Project Air Force report
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5840.L3 C435 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 87 p. :
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25104519M
    ISBN 100833051792
    ISBN 109780833051790
    LC Control Number2011927970
    OCLC/WorldCa715171705

    The Latin American Drug Trade Air Force (USAF). In Colombia and, increasingly, Mexico, Washington is Scope, Dimensions, Impact, and Response Chalk R Transnational crime remains a particularly serious problem in Latin America, with most issues connected in some way to the drug trade. This.   Step aside, Pablo Escobar. New research shows it was poor farmers who helped turn Colombia into the world's largest drug producer when they started growing and .

    Attempts to control the drug trade, while absorbing vast resources, have been largely ineffectual and have had dramatic and unintended consequences. This book analyses the profound consequences that the illicit drug trade has for millions of Latin Americans, and what they imply for domestic policy and for international cooperation. The Cuban Connection: Drug Trafficking, Smuggling, and Gambling in Cuba from the s to the Revolution. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, Recio, Gabriela. "Drugs and Alcohol: US Prohibition and the Origins of the Drug Trade in Mexico, " Journal of Latin American Stud no. 1 (): U.S. Department.

    Consequences for the region. High rates of crime and violence in Latin America are undermining growth, threatening human welfare, and impeding social development, according to World Bank and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). According to the Financial Times, "The region registers close to 40 per cent of the world’s murders despite being home to only 9 per cent of the. Transnational crime remains a particularly serious problem in Latin America, with most issues connected to the drug trade. There are several relevant roles that the U.S. Air Force can and should play in boosting Mexico's capacity to counter drug production and trafficking, as well as further honing and adjusting its wider counternarcotics effort in Latin America.


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Drug consumption in Latin America remains. Transnational crime remains a particularly serious problem in Latin America, with most issues connected in some way to the drug trade. This book examines the scope and dimensions of Andean cocaine and heroin production; the main methods and land, air, and sea routes that are used to ship these narcotics between source, transit, and consumption countries; and the principal.

The trafficking of illicit drugs is a signature Latin American contribution to our globalized world, and today Colombia and Mexico play the paramount roles in terms of production and distribution.

While cocaine, heroin, and marijuana have long figured as primary trafficked products, in the recent past drug trafficking organizations (DTOs) have. Read More: How the Mexican Drug Trade First Began Inthe Mexican government made a similar calculation: It decided that gangsters were the best people to take out gangsters.

This book analyzes the illegal drugs problem from a Latin American perspective. Although there is a large literature and research on drug use and trade in the USA, Canada, Europe and the Far East, little is understood on the impact of narcotics in countries that have supplied a large share of the drugs.

The US government has described the Sinaloa Cartel as one of the largest drug-trafficking organisations in the world. Founded in the late s, it was for many years headed by the notorious drug. Almost half a century after it began, here’s how America’s ‘war on drugs’ is still devastating Latin America.

The drug trade has so effectively penetrated state. Hezbollah works the connection between narco-trafficking in Latin America and Africa, one of the busiest drug smuggling thoroughfares in the world.

This route is the means by which most cocaine finds its way into Europe. It is also a lucrative means of. Book Description: Transnational crime remains a particularly serious problem in Latin America, with most issues connected to the drug trade.

There are several relevant roles that the U.S. Air Force can and should play in boosting Mexico's capacity to counter drug production and trafficking, as well as further honing and adjusting its wider counternarcotics effort in Latin America.

This book analyses the profound consequences that the illicit drug trade has for millions of Latin Americans, and what they imply for domestic policy and for international cooperation.

Latin America and the Multinational Drug Trade is essential reading for students of Latin America, politics, international relations, security studies, foreign. The book will serve as a useful resource to persons working in Latin American drug trade." - Caribbean Review "This book is an informative and well written piece of research on a contemporary issue of major interest to the United StatesCited by:   The Latin American drug trade has emerged as an increasingly serious challenge to regional and international security, and the U.S.

Air Force can play a meaningful role in helping boost partner nations¹ capacities to counter this pernicious by: 9. This entry was posted on Ap at pm and is filed under US-Latin America Relations with tags Colombia, Colombian Cartels, Drug Trade, Mexican Cartels, Mexico, US-Mexico Border, Violence in Latin America, War on Drugs.

You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS feed. Coverage of Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime in Latin America and the Caribbean Knight Center. The book, “Coverage of Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime in Latin America and the Caribbean,” captures the intense and violent working climate journalists face on a day-to-day basis, one that spawns self-censorship and questions of how coverage can better inform the public.

Maritime drug trafficking in Latin America is the primary mean of transportation of illegal drugs produced in this region to global consumer markets. Cocaine is the primary illegal drug smuggled through maritime routes because all of its cultivation and production it is settled in the Andean region of South America.

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Total China-Latin America trade has increased from $17bn in to almost $bn inaccording to the US congress. “China will continue to deepen co-operation in infrastructure, energy. Latin American security, U.S.-Latin America relations, Central America, Mexico, Immigration, asylum, prisons, gangs, illicit drugs, crime and insecurity, transnational gangs Additional Information Anthony W.

Fontes is assistant professor in the School of International Service. Latin America’s international trade will drop 23% in It is estimated that international trade in Latin America and the Caribbean is expected to drop by 23% in due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic (covid), the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL) in a report.

The fall is greater than that recorded in the financial crisis ofwhen the. Book/Printed Material Latin American drug trade: scope, dimensions, impact, and response / About this Item. Title Latin American drug trade: scope, dimensions, impact, and response / Contributor Names Chalk, Peter. Created / Published.

Transnational crime remains a particularly serious problem in Latin America, with most issues connected to the drug trade. There are several relevant roles that the U.S. Air Force can and should play in boosting Mexico¹s capacity to counter drug production and trafficking, as well as further honing and adjusting its wider counternarcotics effort in Latin : Peter Chalk.Latin American drug trade: scope, dimensions, impact, and response / Includes bibliographical references (p.

). Also available via the Internet. Also available via .Latin America and the Caribbean: Illicit Drug Trafficking and U.S. Counterdrug Programs Congressional Research Service 1 An Overview of Illicit Drugs in Latin America and the Caribbean1 In recent decades, Latin America has played a central role in several major global illicit drug markets.