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Mexico Border Violence

Three Causes Behind Mexico's Crisis of Corruption and Impunity

Claudio Lomnitz | Posted 01.19.2015 | World
Claudio Lomnitz

There is a deep history behind Mexico's current horrors of crime and impunity that only Mexicans can deal with. A weak state, the informal economy and lack of accountability because of a low tax base all play key roles -- but U.S. drug and gun policies are also responsible.

WATCH: Understanding Mexico's Drug War Violence

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.16.2013 | Latino Voices

Looking for an easy way to understand the dynamics behind Mexico’s catastrophic drug war violence? We’ve got a video for you. “The Violence ...

U.S. Investigating Reported Fatal Border Shooting

AP | JUAN CARLOS LLORCA | Posted 11.06.2012 | Latino Voices

EL PASO, Texas — The FBI and Border Patrol are investigating after the Mexican government said a Mexican citizen was killed when a U.S. agent pa...

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 ...

Governor: Mexico Border Areas Paralyzed By Violence

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Some areas of Mexico along the U.S. border have been paralyzed economically by drug violence, and the governor of the border state...