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Tijuana Cartel

The Tijuana Cartel, also known as the Arellano Felix Organization, is based in one of the most strategically important border towns in Mexico, and continues to...
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WOLA Condemns Mexican Military in Report

The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) published a new report yesterday about human rights violations by the military in Juarez and Chihuahua City, Mexico....
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Mexico Sets Table for Police Reforms

The New York Times published a piece Friday on the push to reform Mexico's security...
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“El Grande” of BLO Captured

Mexican authorities Sunday announced the capture of Sergio Villareal Barragán, alias El Grande, allegedly head of an assassin's network for the Beltran-Leyva...
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Clinton: Mexico “like Colombia 20 years ago”

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made headlines Wednesday for making a frank comparison between Mexico's drug war and Colombia's...
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Blog del Narco: What Next for Beltran-Leyva Cartel?

Days after granting a rare interview, the anonymous author of the Blog del Narco, which publishes uncensored images of Mexico's drug violence, has posted an...
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Mexico Denies Kidnapping of Honduran Consuls

Two Honduran diplomats reported being kidnapped temporarily by unknown perpetrators in Veracruz, Mexico last Saturday. But the state governor has already denied the...
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Counter-Arms Trafficking Measures Yield Mixed Results

Lack of inter-agency cooperation is hindering efforts to stem arms trafficking at the U.S-Mexico border, says a 2009 draft report issued by the Justice...
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Juarez Newspaper Asks for Guidance from Traffickers

The Diario de Juarez published a moving editorial over the weekend entitled "What Do You Want From Us?" concerning the recent death of a staff photographer on...