DRUG CARTELS IN MEXICO

Article 3: Right to life, Liberty, Personal Security

WHAT ARE THEY

Drug cartels are big groups that sell drugs and compete other cartels for drug trade routes. Some of them even do human trafficking.

Los Zetas

In early 2010 the Zetas made public their split from the Gulf Cartel and began a bloody war with Gulf Cartel over control of Northeast Mexico's drug trade routes.The Zetas involved themselves in more than drug trafficking and have also been connected to human trafficking, pipeline trafficked oil theft, extortion, and trading pirated CDs.
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Sinaloa Cartel

The cartel was led by Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, who was Mexico's most-wanted drug trafficker with an estimated net worth of US$1 billion made him the 1140th richest man in the world and the 55th most powerful, according to his Forbes magazine profile.
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La Familia Cartel

La Familia Michoacana was a major Mexican drug cartel based in Michoacán between at least 2006 and 2011.It was formerly allied to the Gulf Cartel and Los Zetas, but split off and became an independent organization.
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WHY SHOULD WE CARE?

We should care about this mexico drug war because we are part of the problem. Since we are giving the drug cartels money and guns for drugs. So we are also responsible for the violence in mexico.
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