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Cocaine Trafficking in Latin America

Eu and Us Policy Responses (Global Security in a Changing World)

by Sayaka Fukumi

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Published by Ashgate Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime & criminology,
  • EU & European institutions,
  • Latin America,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10853166M
    ISBN 100754670430
    ISBN 109780754670438

    Get this from a library! Cocaine trafficking in Latin America: EU and US policy responses. [Sayaka Fukumi] -- The European Union and the United States have identified Latin American cocaine trafficking as a security threat, but their policy responses to it have differed. This book . Latin America and the Caribbean: Illicit Drug Trafficking and U.S. Counterdrug Programs Congressional Research Service Summary Drug trafficking is viewed as a primary threat to citizen security and U.S. interests in Latin America and the Caribbean despite decades of anti-drug efforts by the United States and partner Size: KB.

    The European Union and the United States have identified Latin American cocaine trafficking as a security threat, but their policy responses to it have differed. This book examines the ways in which the EU and the US have conceptualized this threat. Furthermore, it explores the impact of cocaine trafficking on four state functions - economic. Cocaine-trafficking is risky but enormously profitable. As Mr Saviano points out, a kilo of the drug costing $1, in Colombia fetches $12,$16, in Mexico and $77, if it makes it to Britain.

    This article analyses the evolution of illegal drug economy in the Americas over the past two decades. It identifies eight key trends that have characterized illicit drug trafficking and organized crime as of mid They are: (1) the increasing globalization of drug consumption; (2) the limited victories and unintended consequences of the U.S.-led ‘War on Drugs’; (3) the proliferation Cited by: 8.   In this capacity, I had to co-ordinate operations with several United States and Latin American agencies dealing with the fight against drug trafficking. In those years, this was already a Author: Otto Pérez Molina.


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Cocaine Trafficking in Latin America by Sayaka Fukumi Download PDF EPUB FB2

The European Union and the United States have identified Latin American cocaine trafficking as a security threat, but their policy responses to it have differed. This book examines the ways in which the EU and the US have conceptualized this by:   The European Union and the United States have identified Latin American cocaine trafficking as a security threat, but their policy responses to it have differed.

This book examines the ways in which the EU and the US have conceptualized this : Sayaka Fukumi. The European Union and the United States have identified Latin American cocaine trafficking as a security threat, but their policy responses to it have differed. This book examines the ways in which the EU and the US have conceptualized this threat.

The European Union and the United States have identified Latin American cocaine trafficking as a security threat, but their policy responses to it have differed.

This book examines the ways in which the EU and the US have conceptualized this by: It investigates the diplomatic impact related to cocaine trafficking by focusing on foreign traffickers working to smuggle cocaine into the United States, and the way these traffickers are punished. It examines US efforts to ensure Latin American states control cocaine trafficking through the use of narcotic : Sayaka Fukumi.

Drug trafficking in the United States dates back to the 19th century. From opium to marijuana to cocaine, a variety of substances have been illegally imported, sold and distributed throughout U.S.

Cocaine Trafficking in Latin America: EU and US Policy Responses (Global Security in a Changing World) - Kindle edition by Fukumi, Sayaka, Dr.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Cocaine Trafficking in Latin America: EU and US Policy Responses (Global Security in a Changing World). At the same time, the trafficking in drugs supported many legal businesses throughout Latin America.

For instance, Argentina experienced a surge in hydrochloric acid exports to Bolivia in the s, an additive in the production of cocaine. The Story of Drug Trafficking in Latin America Borderland Beat the locus of organized criminal involvement in cocaine trafficking gradually shifted northwards from Colombia to Mexico.

As the Uribe administration and the US-backed Plan Colombia succeeded at least partially in Colombia against the war against drug traffickers, the major drug. Get this from a library. Cocaine trafficking in Latin America: EU and US policy responses. [Sayaka Fukumi] -- "The European Union and the United States have identified Latin American cocaine trafficking as a security threat, but their policy responses to it have differed.

This book examines the way in which. 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 financing for Hezbollah and other Jihadist groups. The European Union and the United States have identified Latin American cocaine trafficking as a security threat, but their policy responses to it have differed.

This book examines the ways in which the EU and the US have conceptualized this threat. Furthermore, it explores the impact of cocaine trafficking on four state functions - economic Brand: Taylor And Francis.

In her book Mares de Cocaina (Seas of Cocaine), author Ana Lilia Perez explores how and why maritime drug trafficking has become the most common form for Latin American criminal groups to transit cocaine internationally.

InSight Crime talked with the Perez about some of the most revealing aspects of the book, and the impact of maritime drug trafficking on organized crime in Latin : David Gagne. A number of writers have alleged that the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was involved in cocaine trafficking during the s.

These claims have led to investigations by the United States government, including hearings and reports by the United States House of Representatives, Senate, Department of Justice, and the CIA's Office of the Inspector General.

Mexico is the heart of the global drug trade. While in the past, Colombia was considered the epicenter of drug trafficking, in the s Mexico took on an ever-growing role, caused by the fall of. Drug trafficking is a key part of this research. Further information can be found in the yearly World Drug Report.

At current levels, world heroin consumption ( tons) and seizures represent an annual flow of tons of heroin into the global heroin market.

CONTENTS Abstract ii Acknowledgements iii Contents iv Introduction 1 Literature on US and European Drug Trafficking 5 Cocaine Trafficking as a Manifestation of Transnational Organised Crime 8 Transnational Organised Crime and Transnational Criminal Organisations 8 The Nature of Latin American Cocaine Trafficking 12 The Approach of This Book 25 Chapter 1: Securitisation and Drug Control.

Cocaine trafficking routes to Europe. Cocaine is trafficked to Europe from the producer countries of South America by both air and sea, using a range of methods and routes.

Cocaine is shipped from Latin America to Europe in vessels departing from Brazil and other countries such as Ecuador and Venezuela.

Golden Triangle. During the Korean War, the first allegations of CIA drug trafficking surfaced afterstemming from a deal whereby arms were supplied to Chiang Kai-shek's defeated generals in exchange for intelligence.

Later in the same region, while the CIA was sponsoring a "Secret War" in Laos from toit was openly accused of trafficking heroin in the area then known as the. The designation of items such as cocaine, marijuana, and alcohol as illicit had far-reaching consequences in Latin America on the development of production zones, trafficking networks, destination markets, profitability, and violence.

From Opium to Cocaine: Creating the Latin American Narco-System (the late 19th century to ). Download Citation | Cocaine trafficking in Latin America: EU and US policy responses | The European Union and the United States have identified Latin American cocaine trafficking as a security.Latin America – Drug trafficking: the mafia octopus Drug trafficking can have a severe impact on a country’s economy and politics.

It can affect the backbone of society creating a vicious circle where the illegal economy ends up by becoming indispensable to the national economy.Colombia currently accounts for the vast bulk of cocaine produced in Latin America. Inthe country produced metric tons (MT) of cocaine, making it the principal supplier for both the United States and the worldwide market.

Besides Colombia, Peru and Bolivia con-stitute two additional important sources of cocaine in Latin America.