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millions of women in the us are expected to lose access to abortions after the supreme court struck down a ruling making it a constitutional right. the conservative dominated court voted in favor of overturning the roe vs wade ruling, which was passed almost 50 years ago in 1973 political haine reports from washington dc. ah, for some this is what they've been working into for almost 50 years. as the supreme court decides, access to an abortion is no longer a constitutional right now, the states can decide and $26.00 states are likely to ban abortions in the coming weeks and months once, as words were read, that the decision rovers reverse. i had to kind of this mix of release and excitement. it's really hard to describe, but a bunch of us to start bursting into tears. i outside the supreme court pro abortion rights activist cried enraged at a for many of them. consider illegitimate. confronted the anti abortion rights
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activists? well, both acknowledge they had no hope of changing mine. there are women. there are people who are going to go to jail for things they can't control in their own body . because people who make the law don't understand. i will not being pro why? because science is on our side. president joe biden was quick to condemn. the decision is a sad day to the court and for the country. now, a row gone must be very clear. the health and life of women in this nation are now at risk. this decision basically said that the roe v wade decision was simply wrong. it is highly unusual for supreme court to overrule precedence, especially one of this important. so this court is unlikely to change its mind. now the focus turned to congress to try and get a law that guarantees abortion access. power concedes nothing without a demand,
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never has never will. do i think it's realistic that they will restore abortion rights. if we sit home, hell, know, do i think if we come out and raise, what do you know if we flush the streets and don't go home? absolutely. we can compel them to restore legal abortion on demand across the country and nothing less than that is acceptable. whole showed, the majority of americans didn't want this decision to happen. how much daycare will determine if this is a permanent new reality in america. how to go haine al jazeera at the supreme court . there's been a 2nd earthquake and afghanistan just 3 days after the most destructive quake in 20 years. 5 more people were killed and the overall death toll is at least 1100 people . the governor of ukraine's eastern land screech and says his forces will be withdrawing from the city of severe oh, don't ask. russian troops are now in control of most of the city and are close to surrounding its sister city. lucy chanced, both cities had been under intense bombardment for weeks. many of the ukrainian
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forces in the severe a don't ask our hold up inside the as a chemical plant where hundreds of civilians have been sheltering from russian air strikes. the president of ecuador, his accused indigenous leaders of seeking to overthrow his government demonstrations had been taking place for the last 12 days with indigenous groups demanding cuts to fuel prices and price caps on food. the government accused the protesters of attacking an army, food, convoy, but the main leader says they only want an answer to their demands. most of it people, sentato is visceral, written with i was central objective, is to resolve our economic conditions. what if president loss are fools or nothing changes that we have not come here to destabilize on what we need results, if what the president has put forward as a scenario that they wanted to stabilize yet they want to carry out to cooper and we have not come for that, we have come for results because our families don't have enough money. elk grove is there we go. a you in finding suggests is railey security forces fired the shot
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that killed al jazeera journalist. shitty in a blackly. the you in human rights office says the bullet did not come from indiscriminate firing by armed palestinians, as initially claimed by israeli authorities. those are the headlines. the news continues here on al jazeera, after drug trafficking, politics and power ah o, in 1971. richard nixon longed the war on drugs americas public enemy number one in the united states is drug abuse. in order to fight and defeat this enemy, it is necessary to wage
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a new all out offensive. washington st. agents from its brand, new drug enforcement administration, specializing an intelligence, the d. e a partner, the french police in its investigations. within 5 years, 3010 traffickers and dealers were arrested and the chemists of the corsican mafia fled. the french connection was dismantled. lady me last yonder local next your fiance, so we will not go sysk lab, but alaska, when he let his company see us as heroine continue to flow on to the american market, another drug surface deep within the andes, cocaine, extremely wrath. the white powder lit out the well to finance the walls of wall street and the jet set. there was actually a time magazine cover or champagne of roger's a wonderful drug that you can get high on and it's not addicted. roll dead roll.
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ah. as good as june, 18th, 2019, somewhere in the pacific ocean. oh oh god. oh god. oh, the war on drugs is engender new, leviathan's, invisible, unconquerable pray that are nearly impossible to spot to day out in the open seas. a rare catch in the underwater belly of this beast. the coast guard discovers over 7 tons of cocaine,
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lieut. worth $230000000.00. when drug lords fool criminal organizations reinvent themselves once more, they never despair. they simply we compose into networks, not structures. they become nodes in a wider network and even mac mall nodes in these networks, you can take down a command road, but it doesn't dismantle the workings of the network itself. a new era for criminal organizations began at the start of the 90s in a system where everything was accelerating, transportation, communication, cash flow, globalization, the triumph of free trade hope to raise borders. i
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believe we made a decision now that will permit us to create an economic order in the world. it will promote more growth, more quality, better preservation of the environment, and a greater possibility of world peace. in 1994, the united states along with canada and mexico inaugurated the greatest free trade zone in the world. no more trade barriers and fewer border controls. ready mexican factories stepped up the pace and lines of trucks at the u. s. border grew longer hiding. drug cargo in the stream of vehicles became the favorite pastime of the mexican cartels implanted along the 3000 kilometer border heroine. marijuana and cocaine flowed practically unobstructed
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helming. the country, mexico's sole political party, the p r. i received it, share of the profits. as long as the traffickers take drugs to the gringos and as long as they don't challenge the state, it's okay. as long as they don't act against their interest of the b r i took powers, the state will not interfere with the drug trade very much in columbia at the head of the cocaine trafficking chain, the political establishment finally let loose on drug traffickers under pressure from the da, the criminals who came after pablo escobar were hunted down. their shell companies were dismantled under arrests increased to absorb losses. those who had survived counted on their mexican transporters. they asked them to step up the pace and they weren't flying one at
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a time. they were flying convoys. 7 or 14 planes would take off at a time with each loaded up with nearly a 1000 killers of cocaine and landing in northern mexico and chihuahua. they would be sage there and that smuggle across the border into the us. and the just sticks of the mexican cartels were fall. trish they had the upper hand of the colombians and imposed a new division of labor. the mexicans took charge of the riskiest a most lucrative component of the traffic. cocaine distribution in the united states make amazon and that i've been left up on which most konica. yes. kennesaw project was almost 14 years kick gary's mass a. m a. it began was we get our group soon. this is demo as it it mass performed f e. love you last year. but my don't go to campus keyless and threat thought gamma been up leather a at balise to was johnny. yes,
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bruce him much of let it up. let them in this thing goes you as seen only more of your lazy than what it oh wow. mexico got caught up in a never ending spiral of violence. meanwhile, colombian traffic has stepped back to focus on production covering and tie us walls of their land with coca crops. by the end of the ninety's, drug production had become concentrated in lorna's areas where is impossible to unseat columbia was the world's leading cocaine producer. and another country emerged as a permanent player and the story of drug trafficking. afghanistan, the world's top opium producer. oh, today, 80 percent of the world heroin is produced in afghanistan. the completely elicit
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drug represents one 3rd of the countries revenue from the dusty streets of its capital, kabul to the highest levels of state. all of afghanistan has become addicted to heroin and addiction. that was born in the eighty's in the midst of the cold war. ah, the soviet army occupied the country's big cities and in the countryside, the russians strove to repress afghan resistance. so in the mid 19 eighties they adopted so called scorched earth policy. they decided to destroy the countryside, so people could not live there. and in order to do so, they would burn down or church destroyed water system, poison wells. but not every one moved. instead, people started called there a thing opium, poppy. for 10 years opium,
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poppy funded the tribal leaders resistance to the soviet occupation. what was once a marginal crop, became the main source of revenue for peasants and warlords. when the russians left afghanistan, tribal leaders clashed in a struggle to take power. no, several 1000 afghans died in there was throughout the ravaged land. one movement channeled the anger of the people prostrated by years of conflict. the taliban gained ground dedlock objectives that didn't like drugs. when they started, they really were very upset with all those corrupted wallets in afghanistan, they read them like they wanted to bring law in order. it was not the kind of loan or to be liked, were devastated. perception so bought dead was to stop opium opie was
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a vice is haram is not clean every why they went the taliban, impose their strict laws, closing movie theaters, outlawing music, hiding women from view. but opium was the livelihood of tens of thousands of families. if they banded the taliban rest losing support in the countryside to build political capital, the taliban started saying, well, the koran says that opium poppy is her arm and it's still her round to use it. but it would say, as long as you produce an opium poppy for dick a few years for the infidels, as long as it goes to russia or goes to the us, that's perfectly fine with us. opium allowed the taliban to finance their advance on cowboy. the afghan capital fell in 1996. afghanistan was immediately ostracized by the international community and cut off
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from the world. afghanistan was around richland, and there was no foreign a oh and so, ah, opium. oh, was through the knife, the cut through the gordian knot of this social puzzle of how to restore economy. it's an annual crop. you put the sheet in the ground, and a few months later he got a commodity. it's alyssa, it magically crosses all boundaries. no, i her without any impediment whatsoever. the tenant and set up labs on their land and turned afghanistan into the world's leading heroine, producer. ah drug money made them bold, thinking they could flout international law. in 1998, they granted a safe haven to members of al qaeda. but heroine could not ensure the survival of
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an entire country. poverty was rife in afghanistan. the taliban regime sorely needed international aid. in hopes of regaining international favor, the taliban outlaws opium. poppy production throughout the country in 2000 peasants risk to death if they planted the forbidden seed in just one year, nearly every poppy failed in afghanistan had disappeared and the international community said things like, well, no, thank you. and the united states under secretary of state colin powell actually award the regime i think $41000000.00 in foreign aid. but there were other issues human rights, the status of women. and so the un wasn't going to recognize them until the taliban had. now, in retrospect, conducted an act of economic suicide. after
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the taxes, september, the 11th 2001, the united states invaded afghanistan. in a matter of weeks, the taliban were pushed back into isolated zones, doomed to disappear that patiently. little by little they recon could the land by encouraging the cultivation of opium poppy, a miraculous source of funds for the rebirth of that movement. ah, colombian asked ace
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in columbia in the mid nineties, coca fields covered whole stretches of land far from the cities which were now on the high surveillance. drug traffickers sought refuge in the jungles of mountains well out of the states reach. followed by his episode that he miserably philadelphia schubert. a complaint will be from bass, could the remote just brilliant mother, commonly casual durry are equally allow mojo, throw a hook on to lateral territorial. she has had a pain as his thomaston loop, but after the re tell you 38, which was he didn't deny police. he l in these remote areas, a modern day far west land belonged to whoever had the means to take it. large landowners purged columbia's land of its wealth, gemstones, minerals, oil rare woods to extend their operations. these large families created
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malicious. that would move populations by force colombians called the paramilitaries with coca crops booming in the countryside. drug traffickers also out fitted themselves with paramilitary groups. look, as he ended up brought to head lucky around marcus k. o. jamante. hey, jolene got to go. and i looked at emily that is this be hardly less the error. the last campus in the las colinas little. they seemed that all it they said computer nathan mitchell, you meadow e your most dinner set you up with her. but i say good in russia august, the paramilitary leaders gradually took control of coca production and the labs, and handle connections with the mexican cartels and major international crime networks. deep in the jungle,
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the scramble for coca would change the fate of another armed group. the fog, a marxist gorilla group, fought for a fair distribution of land active on a few fronts. but with meagre means, they would extort large landowners and kidnapped them for ransom. but in the mid nineties far guerrillas adapted to the changing times without looking now my concern about going commonly can. we does also because it abode yegell breezy barrett. i ain't gone. trail, not a graphic overgrown peddler. i will lose you. but it's, it's your job. us your little calls for k u sitting down the middle. and so they say it's ok to, ah, cultivate coker and being good revolutionaries and trying to build a social base. so they start delivering a variety of public services flush with the money they get from taxing
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acculturation. the font used drug money to buy arms and ammunition, but also communication tools that allowed them to synchronize their various fronts . a make rapid progress. the fark continued their abductions, targeting the very heart of the government. governor's deputies and former ministers were all held hostage. the guerrillas camped outside, but ha, that we're hearing met a year and they were outside. colleen at the end of the ninety's, people were talking about the potential of coming to coming, unlock a state with guerrillas taking power. been faced with the fox growing power. power military groups wanted to retain control of coca production zones. in 1997, all the power military factions gathered on the one commander a far right militia,
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20000 men, the united self defenders of columbia, defined the gorillas. meanwhile, columbia as legitimate military, suffered ambushes by the fought soldiers were abducted in the hundreds. does kirkwood mrs. mafia's then mean an echoing son to us here they nick and t at the battle, use port dog columbia. these hendo cohen i encounter out a letter he has been injured yet. look as in those, i mean secondary of the lesson has c knows his hillis t. s. c. used to be cell eskimo colutus butter. let's put that on the knuckle graham. the paramilitaries eliminated their opponents. the systematic killing led to the displacement of millions of people. the paramilitaries dictated their laws in the zones they took over areas the state could never reach. chic you're in control,
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they lead to the little money i in columbia losing going for i. e. and last, but i me lead that is a yours and zeal of friendship. oliver loaded little than it gentlemen, was your capital, matthew, my much activities. you might act though. our body odor like last have only begun columbia global and won't be sto my now me is thumbing and was wanting to go to cooper, you know, put emily guardians here to the woman, to whatever note unable to pull he up to learn on mobile, to believe i do preventables e represent bus young bullied the got said you can remind your recruiting tentatively loading. tatiana solomon in the early 2, thousands. the paramilitaries were in the same position as pablo escobar, 20 years earlier. denisia. we feel that you're in your salvatore monkwood before the congress, one of their leaders, salvatore mancuso defended the role of his men.
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a few years later, salvatore mancuso, nicknamed triple 0, would admit to the murderer. 300 people. re i didn't want. a la la la la. you seen it employ mcalisio? gainesville. police are probably only got a lot. okay. what about some but what about like along the a livery? digna they would i am, but she didn't pick salvatore mancuso spoke to an appreciative audience. paramilitaries control, the 3rd of parliament, columbia had failed to push traffic is out. the paramilitaries had turned it into a knock, a state. ah, unlike colombian traffickers, the cartels in mexico never tried to take the reins of the government. traffic has
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accepted the game of corruption, orchestrated by the single party, the p. r i in power for 70 years in 2000 mexican shrugged off the authoritarian reign of the p. r i by electing vicinity, folks as president it was the promise of a new era for mexico and the change empower. we shuffled the cards for traffickers, it did break. what i would call the parks mafioso. and that is to say, the a centrally the understanding between the mexican state and the major narcotics trafficking organizations that they were, they were untouchable. they're going to be touch. so a did break that certainty of that you had had for years under the pure or the t r. i acted as a mediator between the cartels once they were gone,
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highlands was the only way to weed our competitors. overlapping was soon broke out among all the cartels. give us a moment to like lassie, believe you got no galle regional. no out in a lot, males. but our boy at gwinnett in elbow medical, every guns there may go. the input almost. it includes regular layer medically, but as i said, i'm groversville ah, in this cartel wall, the historic varsity and of trafficking, the sinaloa, was on every front, driven by the insatiable appetite of its leader l. chapel freshly escaped from a high security prison. l chopper guzman is one of the most successful, are drug traffickers ever in history, and his nic burn before chapel was
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a rapid or quick one because he was able to move drugs into the u. s. at a very, very high speed. several of your ines, that filled food, air, emblematic air, gassy, mito law. he care in america will do them. he can. chapel was also very diligent and very systematic in how to manage brutality and extortion against rivals. clever and ruthless l. chapo would have to strike even harder if he wanted to stay in the game. on the other side of the country, the gulf cartel recruited elite soldiers from the mexican army and created an armed wing last set us military discipline, planned operations. intelligence methods were redirected with a single goal, terrorize the competition and take over their territory. last set us triggered one upmanship among the other cartels. she wanna ciudad wires and sinaloa all out
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anti abortion demonstrators have been celebrating in the united states after the supreme court voted in favor of overturning the roe vs wade ruling, which made abortion a constitutional right almost 50 years ago. there was massive disappointment and anger among supporters of abortion rights. after the ruling was announced, you as president joe biden said, it was a sad day for the country. make no mistake. this decision is a combination of a deliberate effort over decades of said, balance of our law. it's a realization of an extreme ideology and a tragic error by the supreme court. in my view, the court has done what is never done before. expressly take away a constitution right to the so fundamental. so many americans are already been recognized. republican members of congress hailed the ruling as
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a momentous victory. the people have won a victory. the right to life has been vindicated. the voiceless will finally have a voice. this great nation canal live up to its core principle that all are created equal, not born equal, created equal. at least 5 people have been killed while storming the border separating the spanish enclave of mila from morocco. spain set about $130.00 migrants succeeded in breaching the border after around 2000 made the attempt. dozens of people were injured in the incident. the you in has concluded that israeli security forces fired the shot that killed al jazeera journalist. shitty in a block, me, the you in human rights office says its investigations found the bullet did not come from indiscriminate firing by armed palestinians, as initially claimed why israeli authorities, the governor of ukraine's eastern new haunts region,
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says his forces will have to leave severity and ask russian troops have now taken control of most of the strategic city. the president of ecuador has accused indigenous leaders of seeking to overthrow his government demonstrations had been taking place all over the country for the last 12 days. those of the headlines, the news continued here on al jazeera, after drug trafficking, politics and power. been clever and ruthless as chapo would have to strike even harder if he wanted to stay in the game. on the other side of the country, the gulf cartel recruited elite soldiers from the mexican army and created an armed wing. last cit, us, my god, there were in mitchell colon lemmings, the organized crime group. there her, they were cutting off heads of rival cartels and literally tossing him on the dance
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floor. i mean, it was there was out ahead ah, in 2006, the newly elected president, philippe calderon, declared war on the cartels and sent the army to the front. 45000 soldiers tried to win back the loss territories. focusing their efforts on law status, the most bloodthirsty of the cartels. under the armies blows last zit us imploded into a multitude of groups. they tightened their grip on smaller territories and the violence ratcheted up a notch. la status fill their murders and torches in detail, leaving a zed on the walls and bodies of their victims. they didn't just stay involved and drug trafficking. you had to pay what's called the p saw for everything. so if you are running human smuggling through their territory, ah, if you are engaged and kidnapping in their territory extortion,
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they got involved and more you had to pay. they had to pay the surface to the army, unable to fight on every front, left the sinaloa cartel to prosper. by the end of the bloody wars and chapel had expanded his own of influence to tijuana, and sued at why has he lost all day in the harris? he thought. but at that that, these mean we'd love you, linda grizzle, da, contrapuntal since love. you lindsey and muscle, i'm in the same man global in law for massacre, but as he was at the roses, gabby yard could either see no k o mental yeoman thought bo let in a man. then that may not wendy that he was asked. i give that her name, elizabeth, that i might be at the start of the 2, thousands the u. s. and columbia also chose the military option. they elaborated
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the most extensive planned for battling drug trafficking, plan colombia, $4000000000.00 over 5 years. hundreds of american advisors revamped the colombian army bolstered by these new means columbia turned away from its initial goal. the main traffickers, paramilitaries allies of the state were not targeted. the plan against drugs became a war plan. bogota poured everything it had into fighting its main enemy. the fought, garrulous, active, and nearly half of the country is, sir. oh, seeds us young. st. cleaner in power. bill is talbert meadows, m pearson, and at that he thought you were going to have that he thought he only can see to
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call and get a vote. meadows in which, as i've seen that, roger, this is kimberly garcia. you emily got muttered she does august 1000. you feel a little more bang for your addition quite a backlog as you go to medical. but our last, which will be a bracket blush, we're show a 100 that milos yet the dirty war waged fall from the cameras. dealt a severe blow to the 4th. it's historic leaders were eliminated in time. a process of negotiation will begin with the guerrillas. for colombia, the military offensive was just the 1st step. the next stage was initiated under pressure from washington. despite plan colombia, tons of cocaine was still flowing into the us. the colombian government was ordered to take action against the paramilitaries in 2006. the hard right in power practically offered them an amnesty, leaving over a 100000 killers unpunished paramilitary fighters turned in their weapons to
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carnival music. the menu we're looking for a chill, bassi kindy, but k blows weekday matthews, not doing it and kept him noticed as he relas victimised. nicholas was d at us. nicholas was probably eyes nicolai. that fee is $1000000.00, but for lengthy and really add link when the i q and a lot of really thought this was on us and they must buy dominique. that is, can dollars in a secular physical my giving career lemetre coy, go in like my that and i'm, your brother is infinity. the biggest joke came from the supreme court. the judge is decided to open an investigation into the incestuous relationships between power, minute trends and political leaders. a large scale clean up began. the court
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examined flushed out and convicted several politicians. these efforts towards justice and memory continue to day in columbia. that seems to be catching its breath. violence is diminishing in the big cities, and columbia is becoming a tourist destination yet well as a site in hard to reach areas, the same actions are carried on endlessly got that i met at the theater left by lacy, the yellow and i thought a lot of these, the professor is like alabaster us getting in. i can bolona like other mm. like thousands of coke grow as this, hama has endured eradication campaigns, led by authorities with the help of the da for
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30 years agent orange monsanto. cliff a sate and thousands of leaders of herbicides was sprayed on coke plants and ravaged entire regions. just do it on your end in or in day what they're going to get her get them. i love it for her hours. we went about that. i'll have no one else brushing baron on poker blood, but he had a baron there can be, i don't know when he got to jesse hon on his 3 hector's, this grow our produce is roughly 70 kilos of coca pace, which earns him 10 times more than if he grew coffee to make one quino cocaine, it takes $350.00 kilos of coke ellie's $400.00. once it is transformed, crosses bodies is sold bulk than retail and cut all this means that same kena of
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cocaine cells over a $120000.00 on the streets of new york $300.00 times its base price. ready in columbia, co castille finance, his dozens of armed groups. ready they are the distant successes of the great cattails. direct descendants of the power him in a tree. factions. o fox, who refused the historic p. stale in 2016 for they think that what dying of they are are going to liberal anglo lonia helping in the michael gain . again, hunger seeing embody going was a gamble as he goes will ford get loaded gun? he's as you and i 3 me not it go yet in the mails. see venus he applicant was helen . so though yes them will. soon as he doesn't complicate, i defeated, lemony had gone with them or the case thus it can take with you or the cook up when direct you i don't that are is fiona county. i causes kennesaw throws no. so i was como comments or let just he didn't know the more the girl was with kaiser happening. that is i'm it
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as long as drug crop scro, criminal or insurgent movements can take possession of them in afghanistan, the u. s. underestimated this latent danger. after driving the taliban out of power in 2001 washington for the problem with solve. a few years later, the u. s. army was facing a powerful insurrection. taliban had used drug money to enlist thousands of fighters in 2004 under pressure from washington. president ha made cause i declared war against opium. but the ask on president would play against his side. his authority was held only by the fragile coalition of war notes and former mutual hiding who used drug money themselves to run their fife dms. of course,
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or of many people in the afghan government away involved in the direct rates. same as in the, in the other, on the opposing forces. this is not a, she could, everybody knew it. it was not very convenient in those days to talk about it because there are political allies. that's was that was to logic in 2005 in the region of helmand over 9 tons of opium were discovered in the governor's basement president hammond cass. i had to remove him without his revenue, the governor's militia changed sides. his $3000.00 men joined the town of an, an upset, the balance of power. the region of helen then fell into the hands of the taliban, who turned it into the country's leading zone of heroine production. to cut off the talons main source of revenue, the u. s beefed up its military response. u. s. b 52
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bombers and u. s. of 22 raptor fighters bomb taliban heroine labs. so here's a, an f $22.00 fighter course about $400000000.00 and a heroine lab which sounds fancy, but really as, as a, a mud brick shed was some rusting tim drums and a, and a cheap electric heater. probably $50.00 worth of equipment where the u. s. uses it's more sophisticated military equipment, all of its targeting and intelligence and research, the drones to modern term movement. you know, the satellite imagery is a, the b $52.00 bomber which is the biggest military plan on the planet. and to, to, to attack these, these, these tin roof sheds with their steel drums is a, i think,
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a, a demonstration of the limits of coercion. there is not one case where eradication has bankrupted belligerents or significantly weakened them to made them easier to defeat. people go hungry, they literally don't have anything to eat and they will protest and they will mobilize. and so what happens is that the criminal groups in certain groups like enough gant stan oil in columbia, get a lot of political capital, people switch allegiance to them. and in fact, no the history of the so called market militancy nexus, narco insurgency, nexus is the disdain to wins against insurgents when it stopped eradicating barbara. after 50 years of war, kabul afghanistan's capital is now home to the world's highest concentration of
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drug addicts in the countryside. practically one out of every 2 families is affected by heroin addiction. the country continues to founder ah, in mexico, a century after trafficking 1st began, popular culture celebrates marco's, and their swift rise in society. the small farmers who planted poppies in the last century and the mountains of sinaloa gave birth to traffickers, able to exploit every crack in the system. with drug trafficking organizations can afford the best lawyers. they can afford the best investment brokers. they can afford the best accountants and the security forces. lauren forestman are hugely
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out gunned in terms of accountants. i'm lawyers hundreds of millions of dollars belonging to the sinaloa cartel were found laundered in the accounts of the world's biggest banking institutions. the banks all has hain, the legal settlement. no convictions were pronounced. with little blizzard yeomans system chancellor. a course on the more our starboard e or sentiment that draws sun, equal to neon. been that easy for the omega for de mule levels. come so if it's mom rochelle mounted is you don't. so what was all i been 200 to continue here? fasick of heater saw has to haunt them. he says, who were there? yeah. when you were the con long to jo on the cell, his school dos you, he pulled his young to lot, chris down, continental, charlotte, italia. nala. dare speak to you enough or so on that if i real know if he cell p i
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left order or did on him on the fire you were lucas cross. have you the more care in 2015 and chapel was caught when he contacted an actress, he grown infatuated with ah one of the world's greatest drug king pens was brought down by an amateur mistake. extradited to the united states and sentenced to life in prison and chapel left in his wake and nebular drug trafficking. and the myth of a hierarchical cartel held by a single man to day. and mexico violence is crept in every way all the time. yesterday's big. cartels have been split up by the army, which is still deployed throughout the country. a myriad of small,
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elusive groups appear, decline, disappear, and reform constantly. ah, on the pacific coast acapulco, mexico's crown jewel has become one of the most dangerous cities in the world. around 30 crime organizations are active in the region. im at the gate, our l'aquila square boy. ah, us be dial is. ah, it, as may go for in san luis jojo, is the man is oil leapers one hours ago?
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men got to go there a piano back into e the other 4 young. but i, we have rental along methodical header for thursday. went under the orchard, were for over the past 10 years. more than 40000 people have disappeared in mexico. kill by criminal organizations that blindly strike, extort or kidnap for ransom. people who oftentimes are innocent. it was called me at a man of thomas merriman on my got sick with other tingley julio. that does me lossing, with to go get rid of mary of hagar combs the land relentlessly searching for his brother's body without grieving families. he has dug up over 400 bodies over the last 5 years here, just an hour's drive from acapulco in is to look out to ya,
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ah, a new chapter in the story of drug trafficking is opening somewhere in china. a return full circle. criminal organizations are stolen is another secret from the pharmaceutical industry. by manipulating chemicals they've managed to synthesize fentanyl, a distant cousin of opium manufacture to since the 1950s for medical use, sentinel is made without the slightest trace of poppy flour. the drug is a 100 percent synthetic. to day these ports where the 1st bundles of opium arrived in the 19th century marked the point of departure for invisible cargoes of an infinitely powerful drug. centennial is at least a 100 times more um potent than harrowing. so um, it might take several trucks,
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trailer trucks of cocaine to supply. do you us drug market for a year? well, it might take just one cuddled to supply a small car load to supply the u. s. entire opioid market, but fenton hill, you can basically forget about the agriculture or in your own need. peasants growing opium poppies in afghanistan or, and mexico or columbia. you are, you know, need armies and war laurens, who are shipping opium. if you're in some way of chemicals that you can, you can manufacture and china and then shipped to mexico and then use them to produce drugs like fentenol. it greatly simplifies the process and it means that you can base your operations anywhere. so am more than centered things drive really have the potential to radically change ah,
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the illegal drug trade and the politics. international relations and geopolitics to surrounded sentinel flows into a country grappling with the greatest addiction epidemic in its history. in the united states, the over prescription painkillers encouraged by pharmaceutical lobbies, has caused hundreds of thousands of patients to become addicted to opiates. when their treatment stops, and the illusion of well being is shattered, they turn to elicit markets. every day, middle class men and women join the horde of heroin addicts and fall victim to fentanyl, which is less expensive, and a lot more powerful. fentanyl kills $30000.00 people each year in the u. s. this vile is a death trap for those who seek refuge from the pain of living. yet there is
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nothing fatal about that. as long as the war targets drug trafficking rather than the causes of drug use, we will live in a constantly shifting matthew environment. the world of drugs was created by our so seattle choices and our economic system. the only solution is to change it ah journey has begun. the faithful world cup is on its way to castle group your travel package to day. hello, the searing heat continues across so much of north america, particularly into the southeast corner of the u. s,
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but he actually extends through this area of high pressure and all the way up into that eastern side of canada at 29 celsius for toronto. $31.00 there for ottawa, $31.00 in atlanta. you notice, well, temperatures could touch 40 degrees celsius there in dallas, over the next day or 2, but the heat does receive a little further southwards, still above average, but not quite as hot as it has been recently. where has been on the dangerous cy, few showers just creeping into the southeast as we go on through sat day, some wet to weather, coming back up towards the upper midwest into central parts of canada. lively thundering showers, the possibility some large hail and damaging winds, and noticed the monsoon range just around the f. we're called a states, they're over the next couple of days. they do stay in place. might be popping up further as we go on through sunday bright, the skies coming back in behind, across the west. wet weather, just pushing over towards the appalachians, through the 2nd half of the we can pending wet weather into where central america
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