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Chapter 10

2. Can the U.S stop the flow of drugs from South America? What has been our track record so far?

This is a simple as supply and demand , America is the demand and South America is the

supply. This is a big money organization, the cartels are making millions weekly shipping drugs

from South America to America. America and Mexico has made efforts in stepping up security at

the boarders to catch the mules who attempt to bring the drugs into America. The boarders being so

long and not enough agents to protect them, it is impossible to watch or catch everyone who sneaks

across. The Cartel do not mind a couple of shipments being seized by the police, because they know for

or five more shipments made it across the border for big profits. Cartels use the poor people of their

regions to carry these drugs across the border, giving them anywhere from a couple hundred dollars to

food for there family, this is more then what they have so they do not mind taking the chance to carry

this out. They also know if they get caught or loose the load they may be killed or their family’s may be

harmed, so they are willing to go to any lengths to accomplish the mission. Plus another problem

America is facing and will have to battle in this fight is corruption, several Mexican officials and

police have been known to be on the cartels pay roll so they look the other way when it comes to

trafficking. So to answer this question can the flow of drugs from South America be stopped? In my

opinion no, we can slow it down but as long as there is a demand there will be a supply.

Chapter 11

What is the cause of the global population problem? What can be done about it?

For most of are human history we had allot of new births but we also had higher death rates.

The biggest contributor to having a higher population is better…...

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