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Zetas split in two pieces.

Zetas split in two pieces.

Regardless of the veracity of the current rumors that Mexico’s feared Zetas organization has split into pieces, the organization’s breakup is a foregone conclusion given the group’s local revenue streams.…

Mexico: “War on drugs” is at a dead end

Mexico: “War on drugs” is at a dead end

After six years into a drug war, none of the top candidates in next Sunday’s presidential election in Mexico has offered a significant new strategy to win a conflict that…

23 Reasons why not decriminalize drugs use.

23 Reasons why not decriminalize drugs use.

The following is stated in the investigation made by the Norwegian Narcotics Governmental Committee  which members, more than 100 consultative bodies, has made a public statement in late February. The…

German company raided for Mexican arms sales

German company raided for Mexican arms sales

The factory of German arms manufacturer Heckler & Koch was raided on Thursday by some 300 German agents, on suspicion of bribery related to the sale of weapons to Mexico…

Car bomb detonated against Mexican troops

Car bomb detonated against Mexican troops

Mexican army soldiers deployed as part of that nation’s Northeast Operation in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon survived a car bombing yesterday that may indicate a dangerous escalation in Mexico’s ongoing drug…

Drones, Black Hawks, cameras and 11000 police officers guarding Pan American Games in Mexico.

Drones, Black Hawks, cameras and 11000 police officers guarding Pan American Games in Mexico.

MEXICO CITY — Friday was opening day for Mexico´s  first Pan American Games since 1975.  During the games,  athletes from across the Americas will be guarded by unmanned drones, infrared-equipped…

Gang war overflows into Mexican prisons

Gang war overflows into Mexican prisons

Mexican authorities have reported that a minimum of 20 prisoners were killed and 12 injured in Saturday rioting at a prison housing drug gang members  in the violent border city…

Robbers preying on Cuernavaca nightclubs

Robbers preying on Cuernavaca nightclubs

Mexico’s General Prosecutor’s Office for Morelos is warning against criminal groups specializing in robbery and “express kidnapping”, operating both inside and outside of Cuernavaca nightclubs. Ministerial Police coordinator Jose Robles…

Over 100 Mexican cops arrested along US border

Over 100 Mexican cops arrested along US border

Soldiers from the Mexican Army and Marines yesterday detained 110 police officers from three towns in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, for presumed affiliations with organized crime. Arrested…

Mexican drug trade now ruled by two cartels

Mexican drug trade now ruled by two cartels

After nearly four years  and 40,000 dead, Mexican president Felipe Calderón’s offensive against the five major drug cartels in his country has left two of them dominating the market. While…