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U.S. efforts to combat arms trafficking to Mexico

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.

U.S. efforts to combat arms trafficking to Mexico

report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) : hearing before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, June 19, 2009.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.

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

    Subjects:
  • Illegal arms transfers -- Mexican-American Border Region -- Prevention,
  • Illegal arms transfers -- Prevention -- International cooperation,
  • Transnational crime -- Mexican-American Border Region -- Prevention,
  • Violence -- Mexican-American Border Region

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .F6492 2009b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 52 p. :
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23739084M
    ISBN 100160837588
    ISBN 109780160837586
    LC Control Number2009416852

    U.S. Efforts to Prevent Mexico Drug Trafficking. U.S. Government Accountability Office Report. Since his inauguration in December , President Felipe Calderón has mobilized the Mexican military and law enforcement in a series of large-scale counternarcotics operations throughout the . See Firearms Trafficking: U.S. Efforts to Combat Arms Trafficking to Mexico Face Planning and Coordination Challenges 16 (GAO, Government Accountability Office, June ). The report theorized that because most gun seizures take place in northern Mexico, most of the guns must come from the United States.

      Agents also said their efforts to combat the cartels would be strengthened with a federal statute criminalizing gun trafficking. Issa, who returned recently from Mexico City with Cummings and. The Trafficking in Persons Report is available in PDF and HTML formats. The PDF is available as a complete one-piece file and as individual sections for easier download. To view the PDF files, you will need to download, at no cost, the Adobe Acrobat Reader. To request a hard copy of the Trafficking in Persons Report, please email.

      The report from the General Accountability Office (GAO) was issued on Jan. 16 and is entitled, Firearms Trafficking: U.S. Efforts to Combat Firearms Trafficking to Mexico Have Improved, But Some Author: Bob Owens. Even with the heavy arms trafficking having a connection with the drug cartels’ trafficking up to the United States dating back to the s, it comes as quite a surprise at the lack of attention and funds given to curve this nexus of arms and drug trafficking across the Mexican-American border up until recently.


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U.S. efforts to combat arms trafficking to Mexico by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The indicator used to track U.S. agencies' efforts to stem firearms trafficking to Mexico in the Office of National Drug Control Policy's (ONDCP) National Southwest Border Counternarcotics Strategy, by itself, does not adequately measure progress. ONDCP tracks progress based on the number of arms seized in Mexico and traced to the United.

Recommendation: To help identify where efforts should be targeted to combat illicit arms trafficking to Mexico, and to improve the gathering and reporting of data related to such efforts, the U.S. Attorney General should direct the ATF Director to regularly update ATF's reporting on aggregate firearms trafficking data and trends.

FIREARMS TRAFFICKING: U.S. Efforts to Combat Arms Trafficking to Mexico Face Planning and Coordination Challenges [Accountability Office, United States Government] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. FIREARMS TRAFFICKING: U.S. Efforts to Combat Arms Trafficking to Mexico Face Planning and Coordination ChallengesAuthor: United States Government Accountability Office.

Efforts to combat illegal gunrunning from the United States to Mexico have stumbled in recent years amid a lack of cooperation between officials on both sides, according to a report released on Author: Michael O'boyle.

Get this from a library. Firearms trafficking: U.S. efforts to combat arms trafficking to Mexico face planning and coordination challenges: report to Congressional requesters. [United States. Government Accountability Office.] -- Examines data on the types, sources, and users of firearms illegally trafficked from the U.S.

to Mexico. Firearms Trafficking: U.S. Efforts to Combat Arms Trafficking to [U.S. Department of State] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The United States Department of State is the US equivalent to the foreign ministries of other countries.

The Department was crated in and was the first executive department established. Get this from a library. U.S. efforts to combat arms trafficking to Mexico: report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO): hearing before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, J [United States.

Congress. U.S. efforts to combat arms trafficking to Mexico report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO): hearing before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred. A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "In recent years, violence along the U.S.-Mexico border has escalated dramatically, due largely to the Mexican government's efforts to disrupt Mexican drug trafficking organizations (DTO).

U.S. officials note the violence associated with Mexican DTOs poses a serious challenge for U.S. Firearms trafficking U.S.

efforts to combat arms trafficking to Mexico face planning and coordination challenges: report to Congressional requesters. Examines data on the types, sources, and users of firearms illegally trafficked from the U.S.

to Mexico. A U.S. government watchdog says this nation's efforts to combat arms trafficking to Mexico face multiple challenges.

As KPBS Reporter Author: Amy Isackson. The GAO also criticized the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) for using the number of gun seizures “with a nexus to Mexico” to assess the effectiveness of its anti-arms trafficking strategy, claiming this “does not adequately measure” whether the agency’s efforts are : Mike Lasusa.

Arms Trafficking at the U.S.-Mexico Border. Much of the discussion and debate regarding the sad situation along the U.S.-Mexican border has been centered on analyzing drug policy and immigration laws.

By Lisa Guaqueta, Ma Originally published in The Mantle. Sources: Government Accountability Office Report, Firearms Trafficking: U.S. Efforts to Combat Arms Trafficking to Mexico Face Planning and Coordination Challenges and Letter from ATF Acting Director Kenneth Melson to Senator Dianne Feinstein on June 9, Mexico: Organized Crime and Drug Trafficking Organizations Congressional Research Service Summary Mexican drug trafficking organizations (DTOs) pose the greatest crime threat to the United States and have “the greatest drug trafficking influence,” according to the annual U.S.

DrugFile Size: 1MB. Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspective; In each issue of Origins, an academic expert will analyze a particular current issue – political, cultural, or social – in a larger, deeper context.

In addition to the analysis provided by each month’s feature, Origins will also include images, maps, graphs and other material to complement the essay. U.S. and Mexican efforts to combat the drug cartels in Mexico seem to have exacerbated the problems for Central America, evidenced by ever increasing homicide rates.

2 “As Mexico and Colombia continue to applyFile Size: KB. drug-traffickers and organized crime; the U.S. will intensify its efforts to address all aspects of drug trafficking (including demand-related portions) and continue to combat trafficking of weapons and bulk currency to Mexico.

Firearms Trafficking: U.S. Efforts to Combat Firearms Trafficking to Mexico Have Improved, But Some Collaboration Challenges Remain, Report to Congressional Requesters [open pdf - 5 MB] "Violent crimes committed by drug trafficking organizations in Mexico often involve firearms, and a GAO [Government Accountability Office] report found that many of these firearms.

The G.A.O. report mentions that this trafficking is not new to officials on the border, pointing out that U.S. and Mexican government and law enforcement officials “saw no reason why the drug cartels would go through the difficulty of acquiring a gun somewhere else in the world and transporting it to Mexico when it is so easy for them to do.

Human trafficking is the trade of humans, most commonly for the purpose of forced labour, sexual slavery, or commercial sexual exploitation for the trafficker or others.

Mexico is a large source, transit, and destination country for victims of human trafficking. Government and NGO statistics indicate that the magnitude of forced labor surpasses that of forced prostitution in Mexico.framework in Mexico and analyzes U.S.

reports regarding state practices to combat the trafficking of people. It discusses a variety of policies on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, such as the deportation of former criminals from the U.S., as well as their impact on the U.S.-Mexico human trafficking and migrant smuggling phenomenon.

The paper. While U.S. public attention has focused on arms, particularly hand and rocket propelled grenades, moving from Guatemala or El Salvador to Mexico, there has been little research into U.S.

firearms flowing into Central America, particularly the northern triangle countries of Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras.