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In Tense Mexican State, Vigilantes Refuse To Disarm

Agence France Presse | Leticia Pineda | Posted 07.23.2013 | World

Farmers wearing bulletproof vests and toting assault rifles ride in pick-up trucks emblazoned with the word "self-defense" to protect this rural Mexic...

Joshua Hersh

Training Commandos In Other Countries Hasn't Always Worked Out So Great | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

As the U.S. military seeks to embark on a project to train Mexican commandos to fight the drug war there, security and Latin America experts are point...

Mexico Seizes 1000 Tons Of Meth Ingredients

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.20.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY -- The Mexican army has seized a cache of over 926 tons (840 metric tons) of precursor chemicals used to make methamphetamines, one of the...

Mexican Army Detains 14-Year-Old Drug Cartel Assassin 'El Ponchis'

AP | OSWALD ALONSO and KATHERINE CORCORAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CUERNAVACA, Mexico — In cargo pants and a T-shirt, the skinny, American-born 14-year-old looked like he should be in middle school. Instead he w...

Mexican Army Receives Beheaded Body Of Investigator In David Hartley Killing

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The lead investigator in a high-profile murder case involving pirates on a Mexican border lake has been killed, his decapitated body delivered to the ...

Mexican Army Accused Of Torture By Amnesty International

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — Gunmen killed a university student in the deadly Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, prosecutors said Wednesday. Chih...

Mexico Drug War: Reporter Forced To Flee From Army, "The Biggest Cartel Of All"

Mother Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

There is a man driving fast down a dirt road leading to the border. A rooster tail of dust marks his passage. He is very frightened and his 15-year-ol...

Bad Assumptions Guide US Policy on Day of Obama Visit to Mexico

Ted Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ted Lewis

we need an approach that decriminalizes undocumented workers and prioritizes stabilizing Mexican communities as part of a broader program of economic recovery.

Washington Post Launches Series On Mexico's Drug War

The Huffington Post | Catherine Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Washington Post has launched a year-long series -- "Mexico at War" -- that will take a closer look into the Mexican drug war and offer snapshots o...