Posts Tagged: drug war
Mexico's House of Deputies has brought the country to the cusp of a police state.
A secret operation to run guns across the border to Mexican drug cartels -- overseen by U.S. government agents -- threatens to become a major scandal for the Obama administration.
The presidential summit made a show of putting the bi-national relationship back on track - in precisely the wrong direction.
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.
Drug enforcement in Ghana targets only the small dealers.
In the war against drug cartels, Mexican police and military often work at cross-purposes to each other.
Its symbolic importance to Latin America cannot be under-estimated.
It is the 200th anniversary of Mexico's independence and the 100th anniversary of its revolution. But the celebrations taking place this week are premature.