Mexico - June 2012

Mexico's President-Elect: Legalization Should Be Part of Drug Strategy Debate

July 3, 2012

MEXICO CITY | The president-elect of Mexico, Enrique Pena Nieto, said Tuesday Mexico should have a debate about legalizing and regulating the sale of drugs here, an approach advocated by some other Latin American leaders to take marijuana sale profits out of the hands of the drug cartels.

In Mexico, Voters Hope for More Security, Economic Rewards

July 1, 2012

On Sunday, Mexicans cast their votes for president with many expressing hopes that a new leader will be able to control drug-related violence in the country and help more areas reap the rewards of a stabilizing economy.