Tag: <span>Eric Holder</span>

U.S. Anti-Drug Chief to Retire After Colombia ‘Sex Party’ Allegations

Top Story — Michelle Leonhart, the head of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, will soon resign, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday, as controversy endures over her handling of a […] Read More >

Mexico Aids U.S. To Foil Iranian Assassination Attempt Of Saudi Ambassador

Today in Latin America Top Story — After being denied entry to Mexico, an Iranian-American man was arrested by U.S. authorities for allegedly plotting to assassinate Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to […] Read More >

Eric Holder To Face Congressional Subpoena For Operation Fast And Furious

Today in Latin America Top Story — Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) told Fox News Sunday that the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will subpoena Attorney General Eric Holder and […] Read More >

Documents Claim U.S. Attorney General Holder Knew About “Fast and Furious” In 2010

New documents suggest that United States Attorney General Eric Holder knew about the botched gun-tracing operation to Mexico known as Fast and Furious in July 2010, contradicting his statements to […] Read More >

U.S. Slaps Sanctions On Mexico’s Zetas And Other Crime Groups

The United States unveiled Monday strict, new sanctions aimed at combating international organized crime groups, including Mexico’s violent Zetas drug cartel. U.S. President Barack Obama signed an executive order that […] Read More >

“Operation Fast And Furious” Under Scrutiny For Passing Guns To Mexican Drug Smugglers

Today in Latin America Top Story — A federal operation run by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms known as “Fast and Furious” has allowed hundreds of guns into […] Read More >

Feds Sue Arizona Over Immigration Law

The federal government moved Tuesday to sue the state of Arizona over its recent law. President Barack Obama’s administration filed a lawsuit arguing that the state doesn’t have the right […] Read More >

Arizona Immigration Law Faces Challenge From Obama Administration

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer could face a federal challenge to the law she signed as early as next week. Attorney General Eric Holder is preparing to file a lawsuit within […] Read More >

Video Emerges In The Shooting Of Mexican Boy By Border Agents; Elicits Criticism From Calderón

Today in Latin America Top Story — A cellphone video, released Thursday, appears to show a U.S. Border Patrol agent stopping several people attempting to cross the international border between […] Read More >