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Drug Cartels

  • By: Jeffery T. Walker & Joseph B. McSherry
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Since the 1980s, much of the trafficking of drugs to the United States was, and is, attributed to the drug cartels of Colombia. Through the use of violence and established smuggling routes into the United States, Colombian cartels controlled much of ...

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