Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the alleged leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel, was arrested by Mexican and U.S. authorities overnight in the beach town of Mazatlan, the Associated Press reported, citing a U.S. law enforcement official who asked not to be identified.
Last February, Mexico’s former president, Felipe Calderon, posted 22 tweets about Yoani Sanchez, the Cuban dissident blogger. Each tweet was more enthusiastic than the last. “Brave activist for freedom,” Calderon called her.
President Barack Obama said tightening border security and revamping immigration laws are vital to economic growth in the U.S. and Mexico, as he pledged to “aggressively” pursue cross-border cooperation.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon named his fourth interior minister in as many years, appointing Jose Francisco Blake Mora to help lead the country’s security efforts amid a rising death-toll in the war on drug cartels.
Mexico’s government condemned the U.S. National Security Agency’s alleged hacking of the e-mail account of then-President Felipe Calderon in 2010, saying such actions are unacceptable and violate international law.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon sent Congress a labor bill that would ease the process for hiring and firing workers and a measure to increase local government transparency along with his annual message today.
Former Mexican President Felipe Calderon is spearheading a study sponsored by seven countries into the economics of climate change, seeking to elucidate the financial benefits of reducing carbon emissions.
Three years into her home-ownership dream, Martha Orozco has had enough. Stuck in a government- sponsored complex called Parque San Mateo that’s two hours away from her $8,000-a-year job as a hospital secretary in Mexico City, Orozco sees only broken promises and blight all around her.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon said he’s “very comfortable” with the peso’s strength and inflation remains under control even as the economy grows faster this year than the government previously expected.