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the illegal drug trade may be estimated as slightly less than 1% of total global commerce. Consumption of illegal drugs is widespread globally. The illegal drugs trade has arisen as a result of drug prohibition laws. In the First Opium War the Chinese authorities had banned opium but the United Kingdom forced the country to allow British merchants to trade in opium with the general population. Smoking opium had become common in the 1800s due to increasing importation via British merchants. Trading in opium was (as it is today in the heroin trade) extremely lucrative. As a result of this illegal trade an estimated two million ...
Links to Noroeste, Proceso, Milenio, El Universal and English language reports about narcoviolence, human rights, and cartels are posted 3 times weekly. Personal analysis is sometimes added EDITORIAL CARTOONS The government's move to liquidate the electrical power company Luz y Fuerza Centro and to clamp down on the Sindicato de Electrical Workers of Mexico continues to dominate the news nationally. Most editorial cartoons have addressed those themes, and there are several recurring "icons" in many of these cartoons. A crudely fashioned "club" that includes the ... Read More
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