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

Mexico To Hold Elections, Despite Murder Of Gubernatorial Candidate Rodolfo Torre Cantú

Today in Latin America Top Story — Mexico plans to hold elections Sunday in 12 of the country’s states, despite recent threats and attacks on politicians by drug cartels including […] Read More >

Mexican Gubernatorial Candidate Rodolfo Torre Cantú Killed; At Least 4 Others Die In Attack

Today in Latin America Top Story — A leading gubernatorial candidate in Mexico’s Tamaulipas state was killed Monday morning on his way to a series of campaign rallies. Rodolfo Torre Cantú, […] Read More >

Mexican Drug Cartel May Have Ties To Police, Leaked Documents Indicate

Today in Latin America Top Story — Documents recovered from Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán’s drug trafficking ring in Mexico indicate that the organization has ties to the country’s police, fueling […] Read More >

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Signs Strict Immigration Law

NEW YORK — Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed what’s been called the nation’s toughest immigration bill on Friday afternoon, making it a crime to not carry proper documentation. The bill […] Read More >

U.S. Consulate in Nuevo Laredo Attacked with Explosive as Drug Violence Rises in Northern Mexico

Today in Latin America Top Story – Unidentified assailants threw an explosive over the fence of the U.S. Consulate in the border city Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, reigniting anxieties that U.S. […] Read More >

U.S. and Mexican Officials Refocus Drug War Tactics; New Strategy Will Expand on Merida Initiative

Today in Latin America Top Story — Officials from the United States and Mexico held high-level talks Tuesday in Mexico City focused on setting up a counter-narcotics strategy that aims […] Read More >

How Will the Obama Administration React to the Consulate Murders in Mexico?

Today in Latin America Top Story — Mexico’s drug war continued to dominate the Americas sections’ headlines on Wednesday, as journalists and analysts struggle to figure out how the murders […] Read More >

Facing Protests in Ciudad Juárez, Calderón Says U.S. Must Reduce Consumption to Stem Mexico’s Drug War Violence

Today in Latin America Top Story — Mexican President Felipe Calderón visited the border city of Ciudad Juárez on Tuesday, where he was greeted by hundreds of protesters, according to […] Read More >

Three People Connected to U.S. Consulate Murdered in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico; 65 Killed in Wave of Suspected Drug War Violence

Today in Latin America Top Story —  Assassins killed three people with ties to the U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juárez this weekend. A Consulate worker and her husband were shot […] Read More >

E-2 Visas Provide Immigration Opportunities to Wealthy Mexicans Fleeing Violence

SAN DIEGO — Last year Jorge, a Tijuana business owner who asked for anonymity for safety reasons, was driving home from work when several cars attempted to corner him. When […] Read More >