MDTO

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AcronymDefinition
MDTOMexican Drug Trafficking Organization
MDTOMajor Drug Trafficking Organization
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Contents Introduction Background on Drug Trafficking in Mexico Mexico's Major Drug Trafficking Organizations DTO Fragmentation, Competition, and Diversification Characteristics of the Increased Violence Casualty Estimates Locations of the Violence and Its Impact on Business Mexico's Antidrug Strategy and Reaction Trends and Outlook Appendixes Appendix.
For example, BJA sponsors training to help State and local law enforcement officials and prosecutors improve their use of asset seizure and forfeiture laws, which are effective in breaking up major drug trafficking organizations.
Contents Introduction Background on Drug Trafficking in Mexico Mexico's Major Drug Trafficking Organizations Characteristics of the Increased Violence Casualty Estimates Locations of the Violence Mexico's Antidrug Strategy and DTO Reaction Trends and Outlook Concluding Observation: Comparison with Colombia Acknowledgments January 7, 2011
They continue the requirement for the yearly International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) detailing the performance of individual countries, and they add the requirement to report on major drug trafficking organizations. They also amend the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act to allow judicial review of executive branch decisions to freeze the assets of suspected drug kingpins.
Venezuelan law enforcement lacks the equipment, training, and reach to match the resources and scope of major drug trafficking organizations. Effective prosecution of drug traffickers is hindered by corruption and a lack of judicial independence.
efforts in Argentina focus on four core areas: reducing Argentina's role as a transit point for drug trafficking by disrupting and dismantling the major drug trafficking organizations in the region; promoting regional counternarcotics cooperation among Andean and Southern Cone nations; maximizing host nation drug enforcement capabilities; and fortifying bilateral cooperation with host nation law enforcement agencies.
DEA/OPBAT estimates that there are 12 to 15 major drug trafficking organizations operating in The Bahamas.
Mexico's aggressive campaign to combat drugs and confront major drug trafficking organizations (DTOs) continued at an ambitious pace in 2009.
SENAD has taken serious steps to control drugs and their negative effects on the general population by going after major drug trafficking organizations and their assets.
The Government of the Philippines (GRP) attributes a reported decline in the number of users of illicit drugs to continued joint efforts of the Philippine law enforcement authorities in disrupting major drug trafficking organizations and in dismantling clandestine drug laboratories and warehouses.
The DEA and Hellenic authorities conducted numerous counternarcotics investigations during the year, which resulted in significant arrests, narcotics seizures, and the dismantling of major drug trafficking organizations. A number of judges were charged for allegedly taking bribes in exchange for favorable judgments or early prison release of defendants, including accused drug traffickers.