Topic: Edgardo Buscaglia
The Mexican government and police efforts in the Mexican drug war are often undermined by the control that organized crime has on the political system.
11/05/2010 04:02 pm
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s comparison of the Mexico drug war to an 'insurgency' comes as the US is deciding if it will increase assistance to Mexico to combat the drug trade.
09/09/2010 09:46 am
The Mexico drug war is pushing officials to take heed of Colombia, which made progress with social welfare programs and acknowledgment that force alone doesn't work.
08/04/2010 06:35 pm
This week's arrest of Cancun mayor Gregorio Sanchez, who was running for governor, is prompting accusations that Mexico's President Felipe Calderon is targeting opposition party officials in his war against corruption and drug cartels. What does the record show?
05/28/2010 10:28 am
As Mexico struggles to contain its drug traffickers and endemic corruption, Colombia, which has long developed strategies to confront both, may provide a guide.
01/12/2010 12:53 pm
First, corrupt police were targeted. Now, nearly 30 local officials in Michoacán have been arrested for alleged drug ties.
05/27/2009 01:00 am
President Felipe Calderón's government has made a series of moves to clean up the country's police force. Results are open to interpretation.
12/30/2008 12:00 am
Felix Batista, who has negotiated the release of scores of victims in Latin America, was nabbed Dec. 10, authorities reported.
12/17/2008 12:00 am