Mexico 's Views On Consumer Rights Essays

1285 Words Mar 20th, 2016 6 Pages
On March 15, 1962, the 35th president of the United States of America, John F. Kennedy, gave a historic address to the US Congress concerning his views on consumer rights. He stated that we as citizens all have, "The right to safety-to be protected against products, production processes, and services that are hazardous to health or life." [CI] Forty-four years, eight months, and 26 days later, Mexico 's Drug War bypassed our right as consumers to be secure in our surroundings, services, and products and made the whole country uncertain of the events to come. Since 2006, the Mexican Drug Cartels ' (Los Zetas ') attacks have become Organized Crime. No one is Mexico is safe, and now neither is anyone in America. These organizations, both big and small, are making the US question their security abilities. From thousands of murders to hacking US drones, it is no wonder that Mexico is crippling internally and is losing trust with the US. Necrophobia is the second largest fear in the world, having nearly 68% of the population under its spell. [Medrano] Which means nearly 111,754 people in the last 10 years have faced their biggest fear and haven’t lived to tell the story due to Los Zetas. According to PBS Frontline, the Mexican Drug Cartels have killed 164,345 people as of July 2015. [Breslow] The number has climbed to around 179,000 since then. Murders have occurred in nearly every province of Mexico and around the US-Mexico Borders. As larger cartels began to fall, the…

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