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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...
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10 Official Versions of the Capture of ‘Barbie’

Mexico's newspaper La Crónica says there are ten versions of how the drug trafficker and hitman Edgar Valdez Villareal, alias La Barbie, was captured in late...
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5 Arrested in Jalisco with C-4; Part of New Alliance

Five men, two of them ex-military, carrying explosives, weapons, flak jackets and T-shirts with the letters "MFG" were arrested in Jalisco, El Universal is...
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Peru President ‘Troubled’ by Mexican Traffickers in Peru

In an interview with CNN in Spanish, Peruvian President Alan Garcia said he was very troubled by Mexican cartel presence in his country, EFE news agency reported....
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Suspected Human Smugglers Found Dead

Mexican authorities found three dead bodies of men they said were members of the group that killed 72 migrants in Tamaulipas last month, La Cronica reported. One of...