Regions / Mexico
Shortly after Mexican President Felipe Calderon ordered the military to deal with drug trafficking, the cartels began openly offering soldiers jobs.
The following article describes Mexico's political climate during the lead up to the 2012 presidential election and the important factors that will determine its victor.
Mexico's elections will determine if current President Felipe Calderon's bloody strategy of targeting cartel leaders will endure.
The upcoming G20 summit in Mexico provides new opportunities for civil society to explore alternative answers to the G20s decisions, and to make their voices heard.
The Mexican poet speaks of his deep involvement in nature and literature.
Women bear the burden of the violence that is convulsing Mexico.
Attitudes toward democracy are on the decline in Latin America, and U.S. foreign policy isn't helping.
A Mexican politician is taking his call for a more balanced U.S.-Mexican relationship straight to Washington.
Free trade has starved Mexico and stuffed transnational corporations.
The United States alleges an Iranian plot to trade money and drugs with a Mexican cartel in exchange for assassinating Saudi and Israeli diplomats.