First, corrupt police were targeted. Now, nearly 30 local officials in Michoacán have been arrested for alleged drug ties.
The freeing of more than 50 inmates at a state prison – allegedly by members of a drug cartel – garnered headlines worldwide.
Restaurants and offices reopened Wednesday. High school and university students return to school tomorrow.
Inherently suspicious of government pronouncements, only 19 percent of Mexicans believe official swine flu figures.
Schools and nightclubs are closed. Health officials have new powers to quarantine homes.
Summit of the Americas gathers the 34 democratically governed countries of the Western Hemisphere. But communist Cuba threatens to steal some of the spotlight.
He vows to support a regional treaty to curb gun trafficking as well as greater cooperation on clean energy.
He's likely to stress shared responsibility for rising border violence during trip that begins Thursday.
The country has put steep tariffs on an array of goods. Seventeen of the world's 20 largest economies have broken recent promises not to take protectionist measures.