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Mexico Drugs

Obama Must End the War on Drugs -- or Mexico and Afghanistan Will Collapse

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Johann Hari

We now have a chance to bankrupt the Mexican cartels, the Taliban, the Bloods and the Crips, and the gangs that are shooting their way across world -- before they cause the collapse of two countries.

Mexico On Path To Becoming Bigger Security Threat Than Iraq

AP | TRACI CARL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Indiscriminate kidnappings. Nearly daily beheadings. Gangs that mock and kill government agents. This isn't Iraq or Pakistan. It'...

Toward 2012

Daniel Pinchbeck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Daniel Pinchbeck

What might our society gain from the legitimate use and study of psychedelics if their benefits, as well as risks, were well understood and articulated?

Laura Zuniga, Mexican Beauty Queen, Jailed, Stripped Of Title

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — A Mexican beauty queen detained on suspicion of drug and weapons violations has been stripped of her crown in the Hispanoamerican ...

Laura Zuniga: Mexican Beauty Queen Arrested In Gun-Filled Truck

AP | By ARTURO PEREZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- A reigning Mexican beauty queen from the drug-plagued state of Sinaloa was arrested with suspected gang members in a truck fill...

Mexico's Drug Wars Have Killed 7,000 In 2 Years

The Independent | Evan Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Enrique Gonzalez was having breakfast at a roadside cafe when a man got out of a car, walked up behind him and shot him in the back with an AK-47 auto...

Mexico Drug Wars: Looking For Solutions

Open Democracy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

How does one defeat an enemy who is more prepared, more ruthless, and awash in the cash necessary to buy the best weapons, surveillance and people? Th...

Mexico Drug Killings More Than Doubled This Year

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Drug-related murders in Mexico more than doubled this year to nearly 5,400 and the violence is likely to worsen in 2009, the nation's top prosecutor s...