Drug and human trafficking through the Sonoran Desert National Monument has economic consequences for local communities. For more information read this story originally broad-casted by KJZZ radio. www.kjzz.org/news/fronteras/archives?p=2961
Unfortunately the splendor of the Sonoran Desert National Monument has been disturbed again by criminal activities. As been reported in the media the Vekol Valley is a major route for drug smugglers. According to law enforcement officials, smugglers will “rip off” each other given the chance. As the news story linked below reports, sometimes it turns deadly.