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Mexican Drug Wars

30 Years of Mexico and Me

R. Andrew Chesnut | Posted 09.22.2014 | Latino Voices
R. Andrew Chesnut

I first came to Mexico to visit my college girlfriend in the summer of 1984, and over the past three decades have returned numerous times to visit relatives, conduct research and travel throughout this beautiful country.

Mark Kirk: Drug Wars In Mexico Have Impact In Illinois

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The wars between Mexico's drug cartels are closer than you think, Senate candidate Mark Kirk says. "The West Coast [of Mexico] Sinaloa Cartel has b...

Mexico Murder Capital Claims One-Fifth Of Drug War Deaths

GlobalPost | Ioan Grillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico -- If Dante had ever been to Juarez he would have placed it squarely in the seventh circle of hell, the one housing "violence" a...

The Price Mexico Pays for America's 'Insatiable' Demand for Drugs

Deni Carise | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Deni Carise

The US fuels Mexico's drug earnings, which represent a full 10 percent of the country's economy. Each year, a whopping $25 billion in drug proceeds is smuggled into Mexico from the US.

Mexican Drug War: 10 Shocking Facts

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In anticipation of President Obama's trip south this week -- first to Mexico on Thursday and then to the Summit of the Americas in Trinidad and Tob...

Mexican Drug Lord Officially Thanks American Lawmakers For Keeping Drugs Illegal

David Henry Sterry | Posted 04.03.2012 | Home
David Henry Sterry

As an epidemic of murderous violence rages on the Mexican-US border, El Chapo is laughing all the way to the bank.