Mexican authorities say that, since 2008, criminal gangs have robbed so many trucks carrying gold shipments that some mining companies have been forced to switch to aerial transportation.
Photojournalists found slain and dumped in plastic bags, less than a week after the killing of another journalist.
In Nuevo Laredo, children do time with the cartels.
In a typical year, the young men in this agricultural region of western Mexico would have made the journey north to America.
Net migration from Mexico has plummeted to zero thanks to changing demographic and economic conditions on both sides of the border.
A great white shark nearly 20 feet long and weighing 2,000 pounds was caught by commercial fisherman in northwestern Mexico this week.
How the Obama administration talks to its neighbors about drugs.
After five years of Mexico's bloody, ineffective war on drugs, over half the population say they feel unsafe in their own neighborhoods and activist residents are turning to communal art projects and other grassroots efforts to combat the violence
If you walk through the desert in southern Arizona you can find evidence of a major migration. Water bottles, shoes, food wrappers -
Newtie won’t bring you $2 gas – and forget about BHO. He wants to bring you $8 gas – in line with what Enlightened Europeans pay. But there is a way to fill your tank for about $2 per gallon – using the Fed Funny Money in your pocket, too.
While in Mexico in March as part of a labour union delegation from the United States to meet with Canadian and Mexican union officials, I was given this book by a professor of history and design at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).
While drug-related deaths continue to escalate as the Mexican drug war wages on, Mexican youth have resorted to peaceful and artistic forms of protest against the violence.
Texas on Tuesday warned residents for the third consecutive year not to travel to Mexico during the upcoming university spring break season, saying drug cartel violence and other criminal activity are a safety threat even in resort areas.
Mexico's top domestic security official says a U.S. State Department travel warning on almost half of Mexico's states is "ridiculous" and "out of proportion."
Spreading drug violence, kidnappings and carjackings in Mexico have led the State Department to increase the number of places it says Americans should avoid for safety reasons for the second time in less than a year.
Attorney General Eric Holder vigorously denied a "cover-up" by the Justice Department over "Operation Fast and Furious," telling a House panel investigating the botched gun-running program that he has nothing to hide and suggesting the probe is a "po
(Tehran, FNA) The Fars News Agency has confirmed with the Republican Guard’s North American Operations Command that a new elite Iranian commando team is operating in the U.S.-Mexican border region.
Law-abiding Mexicans who want a gun to defend themselves have no good options. Either they fight government red tape to get a legal permit, or they buy one on the black market.
A Mexican drug kingpin pleaded guilty on Wednesday to US federal charges of racketeering and conspiracy to launder money, and could face up to 25 years in prison, court officials said.
Now, American politicians want to send the military to Mexico, and are doing it quietly in the form of retired or “retired” military types, DEA, drones, training, and all the rest of the now-standard camels' noses under other people's tents.
When convoys of soldiers or federal police move through the scrubland of northern Mexico, the Zetas drug cartel knows they are coming.
The problem is so bad, the State Dept. no longer reports how many gun sales to Mexico it approves. But in the last year reported publicly (2009), nearly 20,000 guns were sold to Mexico. That's 5,000 in cartel hands.
Mexico's archaeology institute downplays theories that the ancient Mayas predicted some sort of apocalypse would occur in 2012, but on Thursday it acknowledged that a second reference to the date exists on a carved fragment found at a southern Mexico
While I have no desire to mess around in Mexican politics, Mexico's rulers have tyrannically misused their power and thus created the sorry mess across the Border. First and foremost they have engaged in political corruption.
A ruthless campaign of killing, extortion and kidnapping by Mexico’s powerful Zetas drug cartel has created plenty of enemies, from the Mexican government to paramilitary vigilantes to rival cartels. But now the Zetas have a new adversary: the hacker
As the twilight of his presidency sets in, President Felipe Calderón of Mexico is striving to lock in the militarized approach to drug cartels that has defined his tenure, pushing aside public doubts and pressing lawmakers to adopt strategies he hope
A man and a woman in their 20s were tortured and hanged from a pedestrian bridge in a border town for denouncing a drug cartel on Internet forums and blogs, CNN reported Wednesday. The incident took place in Nuevo Laredo, a city of 400,000 just ac
Mexico plans to administer the vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV), which can cause cervical cancer, to all girls beginning next year, the country’s health ministry said Tuesday.
Beginning in 2012, the HPV vaccine will be part of the normal course of shots given to all girls at the age of nine, Health Minister Jose Angel Cordova said.
I see where our drug police found and seized 4 acres of marijuana plants growing on Mount Charleston, northwest of Las Vegas. The pot farmers are bad people because they litter and sometimes hunt wildlife out of season, says Forest Service spokesgal