Mexican police said they captured one of the country’s most wanted criminals, a Texas-born drug trafficker known as “La Barbie” for his blonde hair and fair complexion.
Mexican police apprehended a suspected Texas-born drug trafficker, known as “La Barbie” for his blond hair and fair complexion, who U.S. authorities say has smuggled thousands of kilograms of cocaine into the U.S.
Mexican marines killed an alleged drug cartel leader known as “Tony the Storm,” a move that may cause violence to intensify in northeastern Mexico as drug gangs fight over shipping routes to the U.S.
Mexico’s Congress today confirmed Eduardo Medina Mora, the former attorney general and envoy to the U.K., as the nation’s next ambassador to the U.S.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon defended his strategy of confronting drug cartels during a televised meeting with family members of victims of violence related to organized crime.
The Mexican vigilante “El Americano” and 400 armed comrades besieged a ranch ringed by police and soldiers in the western state of Michoacan earlier this month. Three days later, they drove away free.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto’s multi-party pact to boost private investment in the oil industry and improve tax collection has been jeopardized by allegations of corruption in the government.
Two weeks after Enrique Pena Nieto won Mexico’s July 1 presidential election, he unveiled his most pressing priorities for action. The contrast with his pre- election agenda was unmistakable.
"Taking on criminal gangs is useless if you do not also go after their political protection."
- Jorge Chabat on Oct 23, 2014