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Today, the US is facing a migration crisis on its southern border with Mexico. Thousands of people from Central America, especially Guatemala and Honduras, are fleeing their home countries, taking a dangerous journey north through Mexico, and claiming asylum in the US. How did this crisis begin? Much of it can be traced back to the 1970s cocaine trade. Cocaine, which is mostly produced in Colombia, used to be shipped by boat and plane across the Caribbean. But in the 80s and 90s, the US cracked down on this route, so traffickers started shipping their drugs through Central America and over land to Mexico. That created a violent and competitive turf war between gangs and organizations in Guatemala and Honduras, and after the governments cracked down, violence only increased, forcing people to flee, often to the US.

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Comments 2830 Comments

Marc Hauser
If you do cocaine, you are responsible for these people's suffering and should killyerself ASAP.
Tom Underwood
The war on drugs needs to end legalize & regulate boom 0 cartels well that's wishful thinking but US should manufacture & sell it's own drugs prohibiting never works
LUIS FERNANDO GARCIA
Good video
kim chitra
the problem is America should tell their people to stop using drugs if not war crime gonna happened constantly and never stop.
Kent L
Thank you Reagan, Bush and North!!!
1alas
Legalize cocaine
dbzgearhouse
American military protection for the poppy fields in Afghanistan has flooded the planet with a glut of dirt cheap heroin, and yet these lieing politicians talk out of both sides or their mouth about wanting to curb drug use. It's all a scam, just like everything in the US. In America, drug use is rampant, because the American dream was always a scam and people now know that. People want to escape reality, you won't ever stop that until the reality changes for drug users. Give the people a better life, instead of Westernized slavery, by taxing the rich, and drug use will wain. Until the rich are made to pay their fair share, there will be no equality anywhere on this planet.
Aa Bb
so make coke legal and produce it here and solve the crisis?
Sammexp
This is kind of frustrating, because they just have to legalize and regulate it to ends a big parts of the violence, instead of spending millions of dollars to stop it. AT THE END PEOPLE, WANTS COCAINE WELL GIVE THEM in safe ways! So they don't shoot each others, because they are insecure and afraid of the government. I don't know why people are ready to go in war just to impose they views on others on how to live your life. People wants to destroy themselves with drugs, well let them! Easy!
Juan Jackson
There will always be a supply for any demand.
Beangie
Prohibition makes the forbidden stuff more attractive, once you are hook, probably will be that way for life.
The best way to reduce its use is to restrict the use, but allow legal ways to get the drug.
This will allow addicts to get their daily dose, while keeping them and general public safer.
Build a structure of clinics for addicts to use the drugs so they are not on the streets begging, or hurting themselves or others.
Provide Psychological advice, and basic health care.
Provide work and/or education to rehab patients.
Make usage on streets/DUI penalties higher specially if a clinic is nearby
This can help reduce the crime and violence on the streets and take away the funds to drug lords and cartels.

oh well that's just my 2 cents
Jose Cabrero
Hello.. What about El salvador??
Antoine
lol
Rodrigo Zelaya
Vox you mention a president whose brother was extradited to the US, a president who probably has his own cartel making his country a narco state run by corrupt government, dirty police, and dirty military. Do more reaserch.
Michael
Nixon's and Reagan's War on Drugs created the drug cartels. The goal of the War on Drugs is to make drugs profitable.
aljanat5
Trust Vox to state the obvious.
Car Fan
Close the border (by building the wall, vetting Visa travelers better), legalize all drugs (encourage business to produce and sell them). Then let druggiess OD and kill themselves off. And BOOM problem solved. Then the money used to fund this war on drugs can be used to help rebuilt Central America and combat the crippled did cartels. My plan may seem far fetched but I believe it can work. But there's money to be made in this industry and politicians both from the US and Central American countries and profiting off of this.
Cesar Medrano
Death penalty for drug traffickers and drug dealers. Problem solved.
Dennis Menace
and supplied by the CIA
Chris Facts
USA loves cocaine! And has long as they snort it there will be war in Central America, so if trump wants to stop the caravans from coming from people fleeing the drug wars there, the people need to stop buying and doing it!!..... yeah that’s NOT gonna happen!
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