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Ten more Colombian soldiers fatally ambushed

Ten more Colombian soldiers fatally ambushed

Another ten Colombian soldiers have been killed in a rebel ambush, this time in the eastern province of Arauca. It was the second such attack in two days.  On Friday,…

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…

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 government rejects call for death squads

Mexican government rejects call for death squads

The government of Mexico says it is investigating internet videos made by masked men who vow to exterminate the violent Zetas drug cartel, saying it rejects such vigilante methods. So…

Drug trafficking war: Both Mexico and the United States should do more.

Drug trafficking war: Both Mexico and the United States should do more.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton travelled to Mexico to discuss the drug trade and violence with President Calderón and Mexican officials. Clinton pledged to work with Mexican officials…