Mexico’s president defended his security forces Friday for releasing the son of drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman after they caught him, when members of the cartel opened fire and seized soldiers. Analysts say the failed raid casts doubt on…
By Nick Schifrin
Notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was transferred on Saturday to a new prison near the Texas border.
By Michael D. Regan
What does the escape of Mexican cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman mean for that nation’s drug war? William Brangham speaks to Alfredo Corchado of The Dallas Morning News about the jailbreak and the fallout.
By PBS NewsHour
When Cinco de Mayo revelers line up tonight at their local watering holes to celebrate the holiday, they may find their respective margaritas and tequila shots paired with a jarring garnish: lemons.
By Robert Pursell
Miguel Angel Treviño Morales, leader of the notorious Zetas drug gang in Mexico, was captured by Mexican armed forces and accused of homicide, torture and money laundering, among other crimes. Morales and his cartel are known for their brutality and…
For more on the deadly war that rages along the U.S.-Mexico border and the United States' role in fueling the drug trade, Ray Suarez talks with Allert Brown-Gort of Notre Dame University and Andrew Selee of the Woodrow Wilson International…
Mexican President Felipe Calderon appealed to the Mexican people for help as yet another round of drug gang violence erupted in Mexico this week. Ray Suarez has an update on the volatile situation along the border.
In the heart of the Mexican drug war in Juarez, emergency medical technicians face unique challenges as they respond to the bloodshed. Global Post reporter Ioan Grillo reports from Mexico.
In other news Tuesday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton led a U.S. delegation to Mexico for talks on the escalating drug violence that killed two Americans in recent weeks and accusations of sexual abuse by Catholic leaders in the U.S.
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