Although no official determination about his death has been made, the case is shining new light on the widespread abuse of doctor-prescribed drugs.
Eye-to-eye across the US-Mexican border, two communities confront drugs, guns, and misconceptions.
From Guatemala to Panama, Central America is becoming a battleground for Mexican cartels.
Suicides are up and hard drugs are more prevalent – trends that are both linked to the hurricane's legacy, experts say.
Polls suggest increased support for decriminalizing and taxing the drug, but policy may not change soon.
Officials nabbed Daniel Rendón Wednesday. Colombia has used extradition and technology to make headway against drug lords.
Hebert Veloza Garcia's extradition will stymie efforts to find justice for his victims, say Colombian human rights groups.
The buildup in Ciudad Juárez, an entry point for drug smuggling on the US border, is meant to stop vicious fighting between drug cartels.
The president focuses on Al Qaeda and on repairing America’s image in the Muslim world.