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Chilpancingo, Mexico - In this tepid capital of the Mexican State of Guerrero, government security spokesman Roberto Alvarez describes the complexity of the local crime .... Mexico's so-called drug war now involves dozens of crime groups fighting each other in multiple battles crisscrossing the country.
Since Mexico launched its "war on drugs" in 2006--with major deployments of the armed forces to fight organized crime--more than 100,000 people have been killed and more than 30,000 have gone missing. Homicide rates dropped in 2014 and 2015, but have climbed steadily since, with 2017 on track to ...

"Don Chelo," a key figure in Mexico's powerful Jalisco New Generation Cartel, had been out of prison only 10 days when marines raided his ranch on the outskirts of Guadalajara early Monday morning. Armed with assault rifles, he and a companion resisted fiercely, killing one marine before images of their ...
For the last seven years, they've been going underground to locate, map and seal off the tunnels used by cartels to smuggle drugs from Mexico to San Diego and beyond. Theirs is a little-known part of the high-stakes hide-and-seek game that plays out daily along the border. While much of the attention, ...
Mexico City -- Mexican legislators are preparing to write the military's role in the drug war into law, drawing fire from critics who say the legislation will keep soldiers on Mexico's streets indefinitely and lead to the suspension of basic civil rights. A vote by the lower house of Congress, the Chamber of ...
Mexico is on track to seeing its deadliest year in at least 20 years, with homicides up in the first nine months of 2017, according to an analysis ...

More murders occurred in October than any other month in Mexico for almost 20 years, proving once again that the war on drugs in that country ...
It was one hundred years ago when Mexico almost invaded the United States. In January 1917, German foreign secretary Arthur Zimmermann ...
October was the deadliest month in Mexico since the government first ... Studies in May claimed Mexico's drug war was the second-deadliest ...
Iranian warships are set to leave the waters of the Persian gulf to sail across the world and tour another gulf--the one that lies between the U.S. ...
Short of Kaiser Wilhelm's spike-helmeted legions storming New York and Baltimore, there was no way Mexico could seized the southwestern United States. Yet this didn't matter to Germany. What Mexico could do was tie down American troops and equipment that otherwise would have been sent to Europe ...
More murders occurred in October than any other month in Mexico for almost 20 years, proving once again that the war on drugs in that country ...
The Trump administration's effort to win NAFTA concessions from Canada and Mexico is nearing its March deadline. Some small-business ...
XALAPA, Mexico -- At 5 a.m., the couple stirred to the buzz of a ... in a liminal abyss -- neither dead nor alive, silent victims of the drug war.
For more than a decade, the Mexican government has been waging war against organized crime, deploying tens of thousands of troops. That war has failed; ...
And while the DEA says heroin from Mexico, South America, ... the cartel's "cohesion" and avoided a war between its principal factions. Now the ...
We Supported Their dictators, Led the Failed 'war on Drugs' and Now Deny ... in the United States await near the US-Mexico border at El Chaparral ... the 36-year internal armed conflict that included genocide: 200,000 dead, ...

Mexican drug cartels are forcing Indigenous children and teens to join ... Mexico's drug war has unleashed a wave of violence on the country, ...
The alleged mastermind of one of the worst massacres of migrants in Mexico's long drug war was detained on Tuesday in an operation led by ...
Morgues shut doors as ultra-violent Mexican state is overwhelmed ... Mexico's war on drugs: what has it achieved and how is the US involved?
The ongoing decline of the gulf Cartel and the Zetas has left northeastern Mexico without a single dominant criminal force. But the crime ...
Cover image for the "human rights Abuses in Coahuila, Mexico" .... we looked both at the disappearances during the dirty war in Mexico in the ...
When pursuing their various "wars" on drugs and "wars" on terror, the U.S. and the governments it supports in these "wars" are apt to overlook ...
The vast majority of human rights abuses allegedly committed by soldiers waging Mexico's war on drug gangs go unsolved and unpunished ...
The vast majority of human rights abuses allegedly committed by soldiers waging Mexico's war on drug gangs go unsolved and unpunished ...
With more than 18,000 people murdered in Mexico so far this year, primarily due to drug-related violence, 2017 is on track to become the ...
And with this year threatening to become the most violent year in recent memory as the more-than-a-decade-long drug war grinds on, Mexicans ...
Mexico is now the major threat to Australia's war on illegal drug ... Mr Keenan met members of Mexico's police force as well as the head of its ...
Mexico City, Nov. 1 (Xinhua) -- U.S. pop culture is a force to be reckoned with. Perhaps no country knows this better than Mexico, which ...
soldiers of the Mexican army begin the destruction of a confiscated field of marijuana with an extention of 120 hectareas in San Quitin, Baja Califronia, Mexico, July 15, 2011. Photo: Susana Gonzalez/DPA/PA Images. All rights reserved. Even if the drug war were to end today, there would still be street ...
Too many Americans are dying from trafficked illegal drugs, and too many Mexicans are dying from violence related to the criminal gangs that ...
Many experts have stressed that equating Mexico's drug-related violence to that of an armed conflict or civil war is an "uneven comparison.
The first appearance of Mexico in modern art is in Edouard Manet's ... but the American government was distracted at the time by the civil war.
Violence against women in Mexico has risen dramatically since the previous administration declared war on organized drug trafficking about a ...
Her dad called it "a war zone with no bodies. ... two melted safes, two army helmets that belonged to her grandfather -- a World War II veteran.
In Mexico, undocumented migrants risk deportation to aid earthquake victims ... Migrants are among the many victims of Mexico's drug war.
Think of the horror of people dying violently, and the war in Syria, or a .... with about 34,000 reported in India, 22,000 in Mexico and 17,000 in ...
Cuttle could have disappeared to another state, changed his name and gone on to live a long life. He could have done the same in Mexico.
Unifor National president Jerry Dias says GM has declared "war on Canada" by ramping up production of its Equinox to do more work currently ...
Scrapping NAFTA could jeopardize joint efforts with the U.S. to curb illegal immigration and drug trafficking, Mexico's foreign minister warned ...
Aerial view of the Reforma Sector in Mexico City on September 24th, ... "When we saw just how lopsided this war is [between residents and the ...
Trade troubles face Trudeau on trip to Washington and Mexico City ... World war," Freeland said when asked about Corker's comments.
Mexico accuses U.S. President Donald Trump of spoiling for a "protectionist war" with proposals aimed at balancing trade. Mexican Foreign ...
(2) Arguing that the armed conflict between criminal corporations (like the Zetas) and the Mexican state resembles a modern civil war, I was able ...
OTTAWA -- While President Trump has reserved his harshest words on trade for Mexico and China, Canada, one of America's closest allies, ...
Whenever I ask a Mexican what Mexican restaurants they like best, the answer is always, "I don't like the way any of them make their food.".
For more than a decade, Mexico has been embroiled in a drug war that .... benefit from Mexico's armed conflict, including transnational energy ...
African slaves brought to Mexico and descendants of slaves played a significant role in Mexico's war for independence from Spain. Wochit.
"The United States would not be what it is, both good and bad, without this war having occurred," Guardino says, noting that most American ...
This means the country will likely exceed the number of homicides reported in 2011 -- previously seen as the peak of the drug war, the analysis says. "This shows not just a public safety crisis, but also a public health problem in our country," the report said. Mexico launched a militarized offensive in 2007 to ...


 

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