Tag: <span>Mexican Drug War</span>

Calderón Criticizes U.S. On Mexican Drug War Effort; Says Feds Not Doing Enough

Today in Latin America Top Story — Mexican President Felipe Calderón criticized U.S. agencies Tuesday for failing to do their part in the fight against powerful drug cartels. In his comments, […] Read More >

Mexican State Asks For Ban On Call Of Juárez Video Game

Today in Latin America Top Story — State legislators in the Mexican state of Chihuahua asked federal authorities to ban a video game called “Call of Juarez: The Cartel,” which is […] Read More >

Three Teenagers Killed In Ciudad Juárez, Mexico; Two U.S. Citizens

Today in Latin America Top Story — Three teenage boys were shot to death in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juárez, with at least two of them being U.S. […] Read More >

U.S. Authorities In Phoenix Break Up Gun Running Ring For Sinaloa Cartel

Today in Latin America Top Story — U.S. police arrested 17 people and broke up a gun running network that planned to send more than 700 firearms to drug cartels […] Read More >

Clinton Visits Mexico For Meeting With Calderón To Discuss Drug War

Today in Latin America Top Story — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton visited Mexico Monday for trip to reinforce ties and voice support for the country’s ongoing drug […] Read More >

51 Dead In Mexico’s Drug Violence; 15 Beheaded in Acapulco

Today in Latin America Top Story — Drug-related violence in Mexico took the lives of 51 people over the weekend, including 15 decapitations in the resort  town of Acapulco. The […] Read More >

Lone Police Officer In Northern Mexican Town Still Missing After Four Days

Today in Latin America Top Story — The Mexican border town of Guadalupe remains without any police supervision, as its lone of officer was kidnapped five days ago. Erika Gándara, […] Read More >

Mexican Government Admits Killing U.S. Man Joseph Proctor

Today in Latin America Top Story — The Mexican government has admitted that soldiers killed a U.S. man outside the beach town of Acapulco and planted an AR-15 assault rifle on […] Read More >

Mexican Politician Diego Fernández de Cevallos Freed After Seven Months

Today in Latin America Top Story — After seven months in captivity, a Mexican politician and former presidential candidate was was released Monday. Diego Fernández de Cevallos, who was kidnapped […] Read More >

La Familia Cartel Announces Death Of Leader On Mexican Television

Today in Latin America Top Story — In a recording broadcast Wednesday by a Mexican television network, a top member of Mexico’s La Familia drug cartel confirmed the death of […] Read More >