Latin america is a vital zone for drug production and trafficking colombia, peru and bolivia are the world's main cocaine producers, while central america, mexico and the caribbean have become the principal corridors for transporting drugs into the united states and europe drug trafficking in mexico. Latin america initiative 2 crime, violence, and politics: drug trafficking and counternarcotics policies in mali and guinea introduction this paper examines the current state of counter- narcotics policies and policy reform debates in mali and guinea, two west african countries that in re. Human trafficking is san diego's 2nd largest underground economy after drug trafficking $810 million underground sex economy estimated revenue the national institute of justice, the research, development and evaluation agency of the us department of justice, has been a leader in the united states in funding. Drivers of homicide in central america drug trafficking is one among several factors that may have predisposed central america to high levels of current violence the primary measure of violence used in this paper and in most cross- country research is homicide rates homicides are less likely than other crimes to. Research papers · latin american and iberian institute 11-1-1980 the political economy of drug trafficking: the herrera organization (mexico and the united states) peter a lupsha accepted for inclusion in research papers by an authorized administrator of unm digital repository for more information, please.
April 2013 this report was made possible by the support of the american people through the us this report was produced for the united states agency for international development by brooke stearns lawson, $ usaid in recognition of the increased drug trade in africa, usaid's africa bureau initiated research in. “in no other country of the world, except perhaps contemporary afghanistan, can such a superimposition between drug traffickers and government officials be found,” a 2007 research paper concluded officially, the united states is critical of the human rights record of tajikistan's security services, pointing to ineffective law. Human trafficking has become a common practice aided by globalization yet, policy, research and practice methodologies are at their infancy nearly a decade after this paper is an effort to offer such an examination and critique of the us human trafficking policy as applied to victims and violators.
Healthcare professionals can work to improve the screening, identification, and assistance of victims of sex trafficking in a clinical setting and help these women the united nations office on drugs and crime (unodc) defines human trafficking as any form of recruiting, transporting, transferring, harboring, or receiving a. While other organized crime groups based in the united states are involved in a variety of illicit activities, mexican trafficking organizations work almost exclusively in the drug market they are not diversified in terms of other illegal trades, and any other activities that they engage in are primarily to further the business of.
A study conducted by the international labor union indicated that boys are at a higher risk of being trafficked into agricultural work, the drug trade, and petty crime girls were at a higher risk of being forced into the sex industry and domestic work in 2004, the department of labor found 1,087 minors employed in situations. This sample human trafficking research paper features: 9100+ words (33 pages), an outline, apa format in-text citations, and a bibliography with 35 sources globally, as well as in the united states, women are most often victims of human trafficking followed by children, primarily girls (united nations office of drugs and. Permission is required from rand to reproduce, or reuse in another form, any of our research documents for commercial discussion of new research methodologies, essays, a paper presented at a conference, a conference us demand for illicit drugs creates markets for mexican drug trafficking organizations (dtos. Congressional research service 7-5700 wwwcrsgov r43749 federal agencies, primarily the us drug enforcement administration (dea), enforce federal controlled substances within states (ie, intrastate drug trafficking) is essential to the effective control of drug trafficking that occurs across state.
The transatlantic cocaine market research paper april 2011 and in north america 123 179 (incl 157 tons in usa) purity levels tend to decline along the trafficking chain all numbers in this table have been adjusted to pure cocaine table 6: estimates of gross profits in billion us$, made by cocaine traffickers. Research within librarian-selected research topics on illegal drugs from the questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. From opium to marijuana to cocaine, a variety of substances have been illegally imported, sold and distributed throughout us history, often with devastating consequences according to the 2015 congressional research service report , mexican drug wars claimed more than 80,000 lives between 2006 and 2015.