narcotrafficking


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narcotrafficking

(nar′kō-traf″ik-ing)
The illegal production, distribution, and sale of controlled narcotic substances.
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policy in the effort to defeat narcotrafficking organizations in Colombia from the 1980s to the present.
Given this refunctionalization of the state, the problem for Mexico under the "reign of speculation" (that is, neoliberal globalization), according to the Zapatistas, is not "that the political system has links to organized crime, to narcotrafficking, to attacks, aggressions, rapes, beatings, imprisonments, disappearances, and murders", but rather "that all of this today constitutes its essence" (EZLN, 2014b, no page number).
In August the Honduran National Police (HNP), Public Ministry and OABI conducted a major operation against the properties of the Valles, one of the largest Honduran narcotrafficking organizations, seizing properties and other assets worth approximately $10 million.
Mission Kazakhstan's overarching goal is to strengthen the bilateral partnership across a broad range of issues, assisting Kazakhstan in becoming an important player in current global challenges combatting terrorism and narcotrafficking, and promoting regional stability.
The meeting expressed deep concern on narcotrafficking which it thought was a potent source of terror funding and emphasized on coordination with international agencies to curb financing for acts of terror.
The succession of homicides attributed to narcotrafficking .
The competition today, though, is oriented more toward acquiring natural resources and influence and containing new security threats such as terrorism, narcotrafficking, and religious extremism, than toward expanding territory (Menon 2003; Kazantsev 2008, 2013; Cooley 2012).
How was Central America transformed into a hub for narcotrafficking during its civil wars?
The emerging large landowners were connected to the money laundering that stemmed from narcotrafficking (Hylton 2006; Reyes Posada 1997).
Illegal drugs, including high-level narcotrafficking, are one of the few growth industries.
The capital hosted a three-day forum on drug policy amid a growing debate in Latin America over the course of the region's deadly struggle against narcotrafficking, with President Enrique Pena Nieto taking a stance against legalization.
This may be particularly true now, given that the Mexican judicial system is currently under significant stress as it struggles with controlling narcotrafficking and related violence.