In the Fast and Furious operation, ATF agents lost track of as many as 2,500 high-powered firearms. Acting Director Kenneth Melson has stepped down, but a congressional investigation will continue.
08/30/2011 05:51 pm
The Casino Royale fire in Mexico may have been sparked by organized crime, but if proper safety regulations had been in place, the tragedy could have been minimized.
08/29/2011 11:12 am
A daylight attack on Thursday that left more than 50 people dead and a Monterrey casino in flames has shocked and frightened a Mexican public already hardened to drug violence.
08/26/2011 04:10 pm
The reports suggest that, despite what might seem like common sense, investment in dangerous pockets of Mexico is up.
08/08/2011 12:04 pm
Mexico declared a major victory Tuesday when it arrested the leader of the La Familia drug gang and 50 of its members, calling the group finished after the arrests. But the deadly drug war in Mexico is far from over. Many experts expect the remaining La Familia members to join allied groups and for its territory to be absorbed by other traffickers. Here’s a look at Mexico’s most powerful drug cartels:
06/22/2011 04:36 pm
Renowned poet Javier Sicilia has begun a citizen's protest against Mexico's war against drugs that will visit flashpoints across the country. Our correspondent is in the caravan, talking to residents along the way.
06/09/2011 04:43 pm
Latin America Monitor Mexico peace tour: a cathartic turnout against drug violence in San Luis Potosí
Javier Sicilia's caravan attracts only a small crowd in San Luis Potosí, near the territory of the notorious Zeta drug cartel. But for some of the victims who attended, it was their first time speaking out.
06/07/2011 12:06 pm
The Mexico drug gang known for its brutal tactics is the initial suspect in Tuesday's attack on two US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.
02/18/2011 03:51 pm
A US federal agent for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Attache in Mexico City was shot and killed Tuesday, and another agent was wounded in an attack on their vehicle.
02/16/2011 07:21 am
Mexico City’s government chalks up its mended reputation to lower crime rates, saying kidnappings have come down 26 percent since 2009.
12/29/2010 12:15 pm