Mexican police uncovered a mass grave this week with aid of a YouTube video posted online by a drug gang. Rival gangs have turned to social media before to publicize the crimes of their enemies.
Mexico's national security spokesman Alejandro Poire on Tuesday trumpeted 'the largest seizure in the country's history of marijuana prepared and packed for sale and distribution.'
Mexican officials arrested Edgar Valdez Villarreal – known as 'La Barbie' – an alleged senior leader in a drug trafficking cartel. That's good news for President Calderón, but there's skepticism it will make a dent in growing drug violence.
A prison director is suspected of arming inmates and sending them on the July 18 Mexico birthday party massacre that killed 17. To some, Mexico's drug war seems 'the script of a science fiction movie.'
Emilio Azcarraga, the head of Mexico's largest broadcaster Televisa, may wrestle control of Nextel from Carlos Slim, one of the richest men in the world. But cellphone users could benefit from the competition.
The government arrested the mother and brother of La Familia cartel leader this week. Is that an effective strategy – or will it backfire?