Mexican drug war

Rafael Caro Quintero, aka “The Prince,” is a fugitive on the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s most-wanted list. The alleged leader of the world’s most powerful drug cartel gave an interview while hiding.
A few months ago, we met an American filmmaker who perfectly captured a turning point in our country's drug war. His documentary film, "Cartel Land," which was recently nominated for an Oscar and won a prestigious George Polk Award, made us -- and many self-described drug war analysts -- look like opinionated snobs.
They also used their bodies to spell out "Welcome to Morelia" in Spanish.
MEXICO CITY -- Mexico is ranked #148 on the Reporters Without Borders world press freedom index. Fifty-five journalists have been murdered in Mexico during the last five years, about one-third of the some 150 who lost their lives in that time throughout the Americas, making Mexico the most dangerous place on the continent for professionals of the word.
To learn more about the missing students and the latest news from Iguala, watch the full HuffPost Live video above. As the
According to Sonia Nazario's reporting in the Times from Honduras: The massive influx of young refugees from Honduras and
If Washington and Colorado are allowed to implement their little but great step in legalizing cannabis, we'll be taking the first huge step in stopping a whole lot of violence in a number of places.
Hailed by some as the "heroine of Mexico," Gorrostieta was reportedly abducted on Nov. 12. The Daily Mail, citing Mexican
"The problem is not the election and who gets it, it's what is going to be the situation once you're elected," he said. "How
In June 2009, Almada returned to her home state of Sinaloa -- also home to the notorious Sinaloa cartel -- where she saw
After a month-long trek across the United States, a caravan of victims of violence in Mexico has made its way to Washington, D.C. to make its case to the U.S. that "drug-war" policies have only served to strengthen impunity in Mexico.
(AP) MEXICO CITY -- The Mexican navy says it has detained a top leader of the Gulf drug cartel. Vergara says Cardenas Guillen
2012-08-28-scblog2.pngAfter waging a futile war on drugs for more than four decades, while causing horrific unintended consequences both here and abroad, it is well past time to try a different approach.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon's offensive against the drug cartels has been met by a wave of violence that has claimed
On August 12, I will join dozens of others who have lost loved ones to the senseless drug war in Mexico to embark on the Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity.
Living in the U.S. has made me realize how far Mexicans are from winning the drug war. We can continue to fight the cartels but we will never be able to beat Uncle Sam's insatiable 23 million drug consumers.
The spread of HIV will not be stopped as long as drug use remains criminalized and as long as people who inject drugs are given up for lost. The current situation has quite literally resulted from a life-or-death decision made by politicians.
More than 97 percent of the total street value of cocaine produced in Colombia -- that’s billions of dollars -- ends up in
WASHINGTON -- Mexico's U.S. ambassador rebuffed claims this week that the country's efforts to reduce the flow of guns from