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Mexican Senate keeps military in policing role
Mexico's Congress approved legislation Friday that would give the military a legal framework to act as police, despite unanimous objections from human rights groups
Spike in murders of women erases decades of gains in Mexico
A new study says killings of women in Mexico have risen sharply over the last decade during the country's drug war, more than wiping out two decades of gains when the rate fell by half
Former Mexican President to Trump: 'I'm Not Going to Pay for That F------ Wall'
Not so fast, Mr. Trump. Former Mexican president Vicente Fox had strong -– albeit naughty -– words for Donald Trump ’s controversial plan to force the Mexican government into paying for a border wall. “I am not going to pay for that f wall,” he told Fusion's Jorge Ramos . “He should pay for it.
4 Reasons the Kids' State Dinner Is Way Cooler Than an Adult One
Want to drive the president crazy? Just show him a bowl of guacamole he can’t eat. Obama “lose[s] his mind” over chips and guac, he told guests at the annual Kids’ State Dinner Friday. The dinner (technically a lunch, Obama pointed out) honors the 54...
Arrest of El Chapo Shows Growth of US-Mexican Trust
Without a shot being fired, notorious drug kingpin and international fugitive Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was arrested by Mexican security forces in Mazatlan, Mexico last weekend. The man who lived his life profiting from drug trafficking, human misery, corrupting public officials and undermining the
After El Chapo's Capture, Meet the World's Most Wanted Drug Lords
The capture of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman , who authorities said was the world's most powerful drug lord, was the latest in the long running war between drug barons and Mexican and American crime fighters. Each take-down has been hailed as a blow to the cartels, but the cartels have continued to
Mexican Government's War on Drugs Tied to Increase in Homicides
Many of us are familiar with the announcements from Mexico of yet another cartel leader being captured by the government. The presentation of the event is carefully scripted and often accompanied by a declaration that the country has taken another step towards security and peace. But a different
Mexico's Zetas Gang Is on The Ropes With Top Dog Arrested
The arrest of Miguel Trevino, aka Z-40, Could Reshape Mexico's Drug Business
Mexico Slams U.S. Border Buildup Plan
It took a while, but after several calls for action from prominent intellectuals, the Mexican government finally said something about the United States' proposed plans to scale up security on its side of the border. Mexico's Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Jose Meade, read a statement to reporters
Moms of Disappeared also Celebrate Mother's Day in Mexico
Mother's Day in Mexico is always celebrated on May 10th. The festivity is so popular and so highly regarded, that public offices shut down for the afternoon when it falls during a weekday so that employees can spend some of the day with their moms. But this is also a painful celebration for