Californians vote next week on whether to legalize recreational marijuana use. The presidents of Colombia and Mexico on Tuesday called Prop. 19 'confusing' and 'inconsistent.'
As youths are sucked into a deadly drug war, incidents such as Friday's Mexico birthday massacre have increased.
The killing of Mexican investigator Rolando Flores has fueled speculation that drug traffickers killed American David Hartley on Falcon Lake.
At least 11 Mexican mayors have been killed this year in assassinations blamed on drug traffickers.
In the latest example of vigilantism in Mexico, townspeople near Ciudad Juarez killed two suspected kidnappers Tuesday.
The Mexico massacre of 72 migrants reveals how stronger police enforcement in the Mexico drug war is pushing criminal gangs into side businesses such as extortion, kidnapping, and human trafficking.
Sunday's 7.2-magnitude Mexicali earthquake killed only two, despite being stronger than the Jan. 12 Haiti quake that killed more than 200,000 and made 1 million homeless. Why?
Mexico President Felipe Calderón got an earful from angry residents Tuesday while visiting Cuidad Juarez to tout new social programs aimed easing the rampant drug violence that plagues the border city.
The capture of alleged Tijuana drug trafficker Teodoro “El Teo” Garcia Simental marks the third high-profile take-down of a Mexican drug trafficker in less than a month. He is considered among the most vicious traffickers in the country.
As Mexico struggles to contain its drug traffickers and endemic corruption, Colombia, which has long developed strategies to confront both, may provide a guide.