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  • Mexican police charged in attack on CIA officers

     
    Fourteen officers in Mexico’s federal police force have been formally charged with the attempted murder of a pair of American CIA operatives who were attacked in their armored SUV in August on a road south of the capital here, federal prosecutors...
  • Markups by 'body shops' inflate the public's cost

    Markups by 'body shops' inflate the public's cost
    The Los Angeles Community College District had launched a $5.7-billion campaign to modernize its nine campuses, and district leaders wanted the world to know. They hired marketing consultant Joan Marshall to help spread the word. She worked closely...
  • In Mexico City, crowds protest drug violence

    In Mexico City, crowds protest drug violence
    Bearing white balloons and fake bloodstains, tens of thousands of demonstrators crowded Mexico City's historic downtown Sunday to call for an end to the country's unrelenting drug violence. The primary target of the protest was President Felipe Calderon,...
  • Samuel Ruiz dies at 86; Mexican bishop championed rights of Maya Indians

    Samuel Ruiz dies at 86; Mexican bishop championed rights of Maya Indians
    For 40 years as a bishop in Mexico's impoverished Chiapas state, Samuel Ruiz championed the rights of the long-suffering Maya Indians who dominate the lush region. He learned their languages and adopted their customs into Roman Catholic practice. He also...
  • Miguel de la Madrid dies at 77; former president of Mexico

    Miguel de la Madrid dies at 77; former president of Mexico
    MEXICO CITY —Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid, who led the country amid economic meltdown and natural disaster in the 1980s but laid the groundwork for freer markets and political opening, has died. He was 77. De la Madrid died Sunday...
  • Border effort let guns into criminal hands

    Border effort let guns into criminal hands
    By Kim Murphy, A federal operation that allowed weapons from the U.S. to pass into the hands of suspected gun smugglers so they could be traced to the higher echelons of Mexican drug cartels has lost track of hundreds of firearms, many of which have been...
  • Mexico demands answers on guns

    Lawmakers in Mexico are demanding an investigation into a U.S. law enforcement operation that allowed hundreds of weapons to flow into the hands of Mexican drug cartels amid claims from a ranking legislator that at least 150 Mexicans have been killed or...
  • Cummings asked the wrong questions about death of Brian Terry

    As ranking member on the House Oversight Committee's hearing into the disgraceful "Fast & Furious" Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms program, Congressman Elijah Cummings appears to be using his position to grandstand against our 2nd Amendment rights. By...
  • Mexico promises increased efforts to return border-crossing fugitives

    Mexico promises increased efforts to return border-crossing fugitives
    Mexico's top diplomat in the United States has vowed that his government will redouble efforts to apprehend the growing numbers of criminal suspects who escape across America's borders. "You have my firm commitment that Mexico will never be a safe...
  • Pamphleteers for Pot

    Pamphleteers for Pot
    There has been a trend lately in book publishing that looks back at its radical political past. I’m talking about pamphleteering and I’m a fan. These are books small in length and modest in format that are written and edited with laser-...
  • It's A Gray Area: Drug prohibition has failed U.S., Mexico

    Editor's note: Judge James P. Gray (Ret.) was a speaker Feb. 16 at the closing banquet of an international forum titled "Drugs Unbalanced — After a Century of Their Prohibition." The forum was sponsored by Mexico United Against Delinquency, and...