A Mexican government official has told reporters that the CIA and other international security forces are not fighting drug traffickers, but rather they are managing the trade. This is the latest astounding claim about violence that has lasted more than six years and claimed more than 55,000 lives.
Mexico’s Narco Wars: Stolen Elections, FBI-Cartel Ties, and Why US Banks Don’t Want to End the Drug War
CANNABIS CULTURE - Last year's chilling book El Sicario: The Autobiography of a Mexican Assassin details the outright corruption of the Mexican government and its shady alliances with drug cartels.
Mexico's army said it had detained a third general for questioning on Thursday, hours after a judge placed the two other officers under a form of house arrest pending an investigation for possible links to the Beltran Leyva drug cartel.
A former Mexican law enforcement official who worked closely with US authorities in the drug war pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in San Diego to aiding members of a violent Tijuana-based cartel, including helping traffickers get away with a double homicide in 2010.
The street vendors outside the iconic Basilica de Guadalupe in Mexico City are doing a roaring trade.
CANNABIS CULTURE - Last October, when the Obama Administration moved so fiercely against medical marijuana collectives in California, everyone wanted to know why.
An anonymous police officer writes how things like ego, economic concerns, and denial prevent cops from speaking out against the drug war.
Undercover American narcotics agents have laundered or smuggled millions of dollars in drug proceeds as part of Washington’s expanding role in Mexico’s fight against drug cartels, according to current and former federal law enforcement officials.
I’m sure I’ve never seen anything quite like this on MSNBC and it’s about time.
Nearly 1,000 police officers were fired to weed out corruption from the violence-ravaged Gulf coast state of Veracruz, Mexican authorities said Tuesday.