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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…

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…

Even more bodies turn up in Veracruz

Even more bodies turn up in Veracruz

The body count has continued to climb in the Mexican port of Veracruz, as at least 11 more cadavers were located two days after 35 others were dumped by presumed…

Gulf Cartel and Zetas are going down: Jailed Mexican Drug Kingpin cooperate with U.S.

Gulf Cartel and Zetas are going down: Jailed Mexican Drug Kingpin cooperate with U.S.

  In a court in Houston, Osiel Cárdenas Guillén, the mexican head of the Gulf Cartel and also related to the narco-gang Zetas, was sentenced this week to 25 years in…