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Mexico's drug war

Veteran Mexican drug lord says he didn't kill DEA agent

MEXICO CITY Veteran drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero denied carrying out one of the most notorious murders in Mexico's narco wars -- the killing of U.S. anti-drugs agent Enrique "Kike" Camarena in 1985 -- and said he was no longer involved in drug trafficking.


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Gunmen kill 14 in gang-plagued Mexican state on U.S. border

MEXICO CITY Gunmen killed 14 people in northeastern Mexico early on Saturday in two attacks likely sparked by gang wars in the state of Tamaulipas, the local government said.

Jul 09 2016

Mexico president explains comparing Trump to Hitler, Mussolini

OTTAWA Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who has previously likened U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini, said on Wednesday he only drew the comparison as a reminder of the devastation wreaked in the past.

World, Housing Market, Mexico Jun 29 2016

Adios, Three Amigos: Obama heads to last summit with Canada, Mexico

WASHINGTON/OTTAWA President Barack Obama will meet with the leaders of Canada and Mexico on Wednesday for his final "Three Amigos" summit, a meeting that may signal how keen the North American partners are to tout trade at a time of rising protectionist sentiment.

Experts urge follow-up probe to Mexican student massacre

GENEVA Independent investigators who probed the disappearance and apparent massacre of 43 Mexican students in 2014 called on Wednesday for a robust follow-up to resolve the high-profile case and establish the truth.

World, Mexico Jun 22 2016

Record 65.3 million people displaced, often face barriers: UNHCR

GENEVA A record 65.3 million people were uprooted worldwide last year, many of them fleeing wars only to face walls, tougher laws and xenophobia as they reach borders, the United Nations refugee agency said on Monday.

World, United Nations Jun 20 2016

Ally of drug lord 'El Chapo' arrested in Mexico after U.S. prison time

MEXICO CITY A top drug-trafficking accomplice of Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman was arrested in Mexico on Wednesday for his alleged role in two murders, shortly after he was returned from the United States after completing a prison sentence for distributing cocaine.

World, U.S., Mexico Jun 16 2016

Mexico, U.S., Canada to launch heroin fight at Three Amigos summit

MEXICO CITY Mexico, the United States and Canada will unveil a plan to combat increased opium poppy cultivation and heroin use across North America at a summit later this month, a senior Mexican official said on Thursday.

World, Mexico Jun 09 2016

Mexican security forces committed crimes against humanity: report

MEXICO CITY Mexican security forces have committed crimes against humanity, with mass disappearances and extrajudicial killings rife during the country's decade-long drug war, according to a report released by rights groups on Monday.

World, Mexico Jun 06 2016

Venezuela says hits Zeta-linked drug cartel with multiton cocaine haul

CARACAS Venezuelan authorities seized 3.7 metric tons (4.08 U.S. tons) of cocaine and dismantled a drug trafficking ring linked to the bloody Mexican Zetas drug cartel this month, the country's National Guard said on Thursday.

World, Mexico May 26 2016
A woman holds her child during a protest in Ciudad Juarez November 1, 2011. Police arrested around 25 protesters as they were trying to put up crosses in a public area in representation of the thousands of victims of the drug war. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Drug warriors fail Ciudad Juarez

Official corruption at all levels has fanned violence in Ciudad Juarez, with local and federal police and soldiers complicit in, or actually committing, many crimes.  Full Article 

BATTLES ON U.S.-MEXICO BORDER

HIGH-TECH WAR

MEXICO DRUG WAR IN PICTURES

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The bodies of Mexico

As the drug war rages, bodies pile up on the streets of Mexico.  Slideshow