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

Caravan For Peace ‘Plants Seeds’ In New York City

NEW YORK – On the night of Sept. 6, a procession of a few hundred people crossed Harlem from east to west before gathering in front of Santa Celicia Parish in the […] Read More >

Zetas Leader Body Stolen From Funeral Home, Mexico says.

Top Story — The body of Zetas leader Heriberto Lazcano, alias “The Executioner,” was stolen out of the funeral home where it was being kept by armed men, Mexican authorities […] Read More >

Latin American Presidents Push Drug War Debate

Top Story— The presidents of Colombia, Guatemala and Mexico urged the U.N. to begin a global debate about the U.S.-backed drug war at Wednesday’s U.N. General Assembly in New York. The […] Read More >

Mexico’s Felipe Calderon Defends Security Policies in Final Speech

Top Story — Mexican President Felipe Calderón defended his security and economic policies in his final state of the nation speech on Monday. He highlighted the role he played in cleaning up corruption […] Read More >

Twelve Mexican Police Die In Ambush While Investigating Murders

Today in Latin America Top Story — Gunmen in Mexico ambushed and killed twelve Guerrero state police officers Sunday night as they traveled in pickups to search for the bodies […] Read More >

Mexican Gov. Says Drug War Death Toll Over 47,500

Today in Latin America Top Story — The Mexican government released statistics Wednesday showing that more than 47,500 people have been killed in drug-related violence since Mexican President Felipe Calderón […] Read More >

Mexico Authorities Abuse Human Rights In Drug War Fight, Report Says

Today in Latin America Top Story — Mexican authorities, including the widely esteemed and U.S.-trained Marines, have committed hundreds of human rights abuses, according to a report issued by Human […] Read More >

Mexico: Anonymous Hackers’ Project Against Zetas Falls Into Confusion

Top Story — The plan by Mexican members of hacker group Anonymous to expose collaborators with the Zetas drug cartel in retaliation for an alleged kidnapping seem to have collapsed, […] Read More >

Mexico: Calderón Claims PRI Considers Deals With Drug Cartels

Today in Latin America Top Story— As election season in Mexico begins to heat up, President Felipe Calderón said that members of the opposition Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) may work […] Read More >

Mexico: Bodies Left At Veracruz Overpass Seen As Challenge To Zetas Drug Cartel

Today in Latin America Top Story — Mexican authorities said Wednesday that they believe the 35 bound and tortured bodies dumped by armed men beneath an overpass in the port […] Read More >