Tag: <span>Alejandro Poiré</span>

Mexico Debates Drug War Death Toll Figure Amid Government Silence

Today in Latin America Top Story — With no official figure released for the death toll in Mexico’s drug war for the last six months, the country’s news media are […] Read More >

2010 Brings Record Violence In Mexico’s Drug War

Today in Latin America Top Story — The year 2010 brought the most drug-related deaths in Mexico since President Felipe Calderón launched his offensive against the country’s cartels in 2006. […] Read More >

Calderón’s Proposal To Try Mexican Soldiers In Civilian Courts Doesn’t Go Far Enough, Human Rights Groups Say

Today in Latin America Top Story — Human rights groups criticized a proposal by Mexican President Felipe Calderón to try soldiers in civilian courts, saying the law would not go […] Read More >