Essay on Mexican Drug War Outline
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(Transition: Next I will talk about some of the effects of the Mexican drug war.)
II. Effects of the Mexican Drug War A. Since the start of the Mexican Drug War in 2006, violence has been a big issue. According to Phillip Smith over 80,000 people have died since the start of the war. Cartels have also become more violent and threatening. 1. The cartels have been known to be brutal and do things like bus raids and beheadings. There have also been cases of mass graves being found. 2. They have even threatened and murdered members of news that have covered stories about the cartel. 3. The cartels also engage in kidnapping, murder, robbery and extortion of migrants travelling from central and South America. B. The Mexican cartels wouldn’t be where they are if it weren’t for Government corruption. They usually