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  • 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...
  • World's highest cable-suspended bridge completed in Mexico drug region

    World's highest cable-suspended bridge completed in Mexico drug region
    Mexico this month completed the highest cable-stayed bridge in the world, permitting a four-lane highway to cut across a rugged region known locally as the Devil's Backbone at a height that would allow the Eiffel Tower and then some to fit underneath it....
  • 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...
  • Mexican priest alleges mass kidnapping of Central American migrants

    A Roman Catholic priest who has long championed the cause of migrant workers denounced on Monday what he said was another mass kidnapping of undocumented Central Americans, purportedly yanked from a train by masked gunmen in southern Mexico. Father...
  • More Than 40 Killed in 24 Hours as Violence Rages in Mexico

    More Than 40 Killed in 24 Hours as Violence Rages in Mexico
    TORREON, Mexico -- Authorities in the northern Mexican city of Torreon said Saturday that they found 10 "mutilated" bodies inside the back of a truck, the state-run news agency reported. The seven men and three women appear to have been killed several...
  • Mexico still waiting for answers on Fast and Furious gun program

    Mexico still waiting for answers on Fast and Furious gun program
    Last fall's slaying of Mario Gonzalez, the brother of a Mexican state prosecutor, shocked people on both sides of the border. Sensational news reports revealed that cartel hit men had tortured Gonzalez, and forced him to make a videotaped "confession"...