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Arizona gun dealers seek to dismiss Mexico's arms trafficking suit

MEXICO CITY Five U.S. gun dealers filed a motion late Friday in a U.S. court to dismiss a lawsuit by Mexico accusing them of participating in illicit weapons trafficking.


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Corrupt cop or cartel enemy? Ex-Mexico drug czar's U.S. trial kicks off

NEW YORK (Reuters) -U.S. prosecutors on Monday accused a former top Mexican official on trial for allegedly taking bribes from the Sinaloa Cartel of betraying his country, while his defense said prosecutors were being played by drug traffickers out for revenge.

World, Mexico, United States Jan 23 2023

In Mexico, a reporter published a story. The next day he was dead

MEXICO CITY Just after sunset on Thursday, February 10th, two men in a white Dodge Ram pickup pulled up in front of Heber Lopez Vasquez's small radio studio in southern Mexico. One man got out, walked inside and shot the 42-year-old journalist dead. Lopez's 12-year-old son Oscar, the only person with him, hid, Lopez's brother told Reuters.  | Video

Jan 21 2023

Colombia police seize grenades, dozens of guns belonging to dissidents

BOGOTA Colombia's national police said on Monday they confiscated an arsenal of weapons, including guns, grenades and a machine gun belonging to dissidents from the now-disbanded FARC rebel group.

World, Mexico Jan 16 2023

Analysis-Security, migration trump energy dispute at Biden Mexico summit

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden and his Mexican counterpart this week pledged to work together to tackle drug trafficking and illegal immigration and promote economic integration - while quietly passing over a major dispute over energy.

World, United States, Mexico Jan 11 2023

U.S., Mexico discuss economy, drug gangs and migration at summit

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden and his Mexican counterpart discussed stronger economic ties, fighting the illegal drug trade, and approaches to curbing illegal migration at a meeting in Mexico City on Monday, the White House said in a statement. | Video

World, Mexico Jan 10 2023

Biden visits U.S.-Mexico border as immigration issue heats up

EL PASO, Texas (Reuters) -President Joe Biden visited the U.S.-Mexico border on Sunday for the first time since taking office, tackling one of the most politically charged issues in the country as he prepares for a re-election bid. | Video

At least 29 killed in Mexico capture of Chapo's son; U.S. extradition not guaranteed

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -Nineteen suspected gang members and 10 military personnel were killed in a wave of violence surrounding the arrest of Mexican drug cartel boss Ovidio Guzman in the northern state of Sinaloa, Defense Minister Luis Cresencio Sandoval said on Friday. | Video

World, Mexico Jan 08 2023

Analysis-Capture of El Chapo's son gilds Mexican president's patchy record on crime

MEXICO CITY The capture of a drug cartel boss who embarrassed Mexico's government has given President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador a rare crime-fighting victory as he prepares to host a major North American summit and gears up to secure his succession.

Mexico captures son of 'El Chapo' sparking wave of violence

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -Mexican security forces captured on Thursday drug cartel leader Ovidio Guzman, a son of jailed kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, triggering a wave of violence ahead of a visit by U.S. President Joe Biden next week. | Video

World, Mexico Jan 06 2023

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