Dear President Obama: as you surely remember, your last visit to Mexico City, around April 2009, found us at a pretty bad moment.
The latest Texas Gang Threat Assessment offers a complex picture of the local organizations’ interactions with Mexican traffickers, painting a picture of collaboration rather than the much-feared spillover violence.
A growing number of US citizens are being arrested for trafficking drugs over the US-Mexico border, according to an analysis of Border Patrol seizure statistics.
A Mexican man has pleaded no contest in a US court to beheading a man believed to have stolen a drug shipment, in a brutal but isolated case that serves to underline how rarely drug war violence crosses the border.
A new report by the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) examines migration and security trends in the easternmost sector of the US-Mexico border, noting that the Zetas' traditional hold in this area may be weakening.
President Obama’s push to enact stronger gun control measures answers a long-held wish from Mexican officials, but how likely is it to change the security dynamic south of the Rio Grande?
An Arizona Border Patrol officer has been arrested for allegedly using his patrol car to smuggle marijuana into the United States from Mexico while on duty, providing another reminder that corruption helps fuel the drug trade on both sides of the border.
A former elected official in El Paso, Texas, has been sentenced to six years in federal prison and ordered to pay a fine of $300,000 for drug trafficking, rekindling concerns over the corruption rate among US government officials in the border region.
The United States and Mexico have signed an agreement aimed at preventing the cross-border trafficking of stolen cell phones, smart phones and tablet computers.
A top UN human rights official has criticized the US Border Patrol for excessive use of force, adding to mounting pressure for the agency to review its policies following the recent fatal shooting of an unarmed Mexican teenager.