Topic: Santa Muerte
Families in Oaxaca remembered their lost loved ones last night in the traditional way.
The Mexican navy says that it has killed Heriberto Lazcano, the leader of Mexico's feared Zetas drug cartel, but that his body was then stolen by gunmen.
Mexican drug cartels are not an insurgency, argues guest blogger Patrick Corcoran, and thus a US counterinsurgency campaign in Mexico probably wouldn't solve the country's crime problems.
09/27/2011 05:00 pm