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U.S. narcotics control efforts in Mexico and on the Southwest border

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control.

U.S. narcotics control efforts in Mexico and on the Southwest border

hearing before the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session, July 22, 1986.

by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Narcotics, Control of -- Mexico.,
  • Narcotics, Control of -- Southwestern States.

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    Other titlesUS narcotics control efforts in Mexico and on the Southwest border
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 119 p. ;
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17087197M

    National Drug Threat Assessment UNCLASSIFIED UNCLASSIFIED EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Figure 1. Number of Injury Deaths by Drug Poisoning, Suicide, Homicide, Firearms, and Motor Vehicle Crashes in the United States, – Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 Analyst Note: The information in this report is current as of.   Once the couriers cross, the risk of being caught is even slimmer, even as Mexico tries to overhaul its customs agency with help from the $ billion in U.S. aid in the anti-narcotics Merida Initiative. Mexico has fired more than 1, customs agents and hired 2, since , doubling their base salaries in an effort to ward off corruption.

    Drug control. Here are entered general and non-legal works on the control of drugs. Works on the legal aspects of drug control are entered under Drugs -- Law and legislation. See.   The U.S. Dept of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs produces an annual report describing the efforts of key countries to attack all aspects of the international drug trade in Calendar Year

    Border Security Overview America shares 7, miles of land border with Canada and Mexico, as well as rivers, lakes and coastal waters around the country. These borders are vital economic gateways that account for trillions of dollars in trade and travel each year. U.S. southwest in order to develop a strategy for actions the U.S. government can take at the federal level to best support state and local security partnerships between the four U.S. and six Mexican border states to defend and deter the violence and address enduring security.


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