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U.S. accused of dumping criminals into Mexico

U.S. accused of dumping criminals into Mexico

Mexican President Felipe Calderon this week accused the United States of dumping criminals at the border to avoid the cost of prosecuting them, and claimed the practice has increased violence…

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…

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…

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…

Mexican troops and Federales ordered to Veracruz

Mexican troops and Federales ordered to Veracruz

The administration of Mexican President Felipe Calderon this week ordered troops and federal police to the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, where 35 bound, seminude, tortured bodies were dumped on…

Drug gang threatens Mexican bloggers

Drug gang threatens Mexican bloggers

This week the Mexican Zetas drug cartel sent a clear message to websites that report on the drug war, in a note with two mutilated corpses hung from an overpass…

New countries on U.S. drug watch list

New countries on U.S. drug watch list

  This week the White House has added El Salvador and Belize to its list of drug producing and transit countries for the first time, which now puts all seven…