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HUMAN SMUGGLING / 21 APR 2011

Mexican federal police said they rescued 68 migrants being held for ransom in the border city of Reynosa.

GENDER AND CRIME / 21 APR 2011

While focus continues on the dangers to migrants traveling north in Mexico, a new phenomenon appeared in the south: forced…

COLOMBIA / 21 APR 2011

Forty-five Mexican police have been arrested over alleged ties to the Zetas cartel. The police are all from…

HUMAN TRAFFICKING / 20 APR 2011

Authorities have arrested 55 suspects, including 16 police, for participating in the murders of at least 217 people…

LA FAMILIA MICHOACANA / 20 APR 2011

In an audio recording attributed to Servando Gomez Martinez, alias "La Tuta," the Familia Michoacana leader pleads with his followers…

MEXICO / 20 APR 2011

A video released by Mexican blog Videos Policiacos, which tracks drug violence in a similar vein as…

HEROIN / 19 APR 2011

Mexican cartels have reportedly established a presence in over 230 U.S. cities, turning states like South Carolina into…

INFOGRAPHICS / 19 APR 2011

The Mexican government has announced that since 2000, 470 federal forces have been killed in fighting against organized crime, with…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 19 APR 2011

According to the Mexican Attorney General's Office, there are currently more than 500 U.S. personnel operating in Mexico, up from…

LA FAMILIA MICHOACANA / 19 APR 2011

From “narcocorridos” to narco-wives, Mexico’s drug war has spilled over into the cultural life of the nation, influencing…

CARTEL OF THE SUNS / 19 APR 2011

In the coming days, President Santos is expected to extradite alleged drug trafficker Walid Makled to Venezuela, instead of the…

GULF CARTEL / 19 APR 2011

Mexican police announced the discovery of five mass graves near a shooting range in the municipality of Santa…

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