Issues / Drugs
Once Latin America's safest city, Monterrey has become a central battlefield in Mexico's war drug war.
The murder of women and the escalating war on drugs reveal a Mexican system with blood on its hands.
The Costa Rican government approves deployment of U.S. Coast Guard.
The U.S. vision for Latin America consists of applying Plan Colombia to the region as a whole.
Drug enforcement in Ghana targets only the small dealers.
Crime syndicates and militias need to provide benefits to communities to survive.
In the war against drug cartels, Mexican police and military often work at cross-purposes to each other.
Will the next Mexican leader make a pact with drug traffickers?
Its symbolic importance to Latin America cannot be under-estimated.
The only thing surprising about Clinton's horrifying proposal to apply a Colombian model to Mexico is that she said it out loud, reports columnist Laura Carlsen.