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Mexican Drug Cartels Turn James Bond to Avoid Border Patrols

By John Lavitt

The cartels have used 21st century technology to push further in the U.S. MORE  

Pot Smuggling in Rio Grande Valley Thwarts Feds

By Paul Gaita

Despite a noticeable drop in seizures, the picturesque valley remains a hotbed for drug smuggling activity. MORE  

Man Died of Meth Overdose While In Border Patrol Custody

By Victoria Kim

After being arrested at a checkpoint, a U.S. citizen was found unresponsive in his cell because border patrol agents suspected he was faking a head injury and seizure-like activities. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 20, 2013

By Victoria Kim

New Hampshire nears approval of medical marijuana, UK public health minister calls smokers "drug addicts," and suburban NY mom indicted on pot-growing charges. MORE  

Drug Cartels Thrive at US-Mexico Border

By McCarton Ackerman

With US deportations at a record high, the cartels take advantage of displaced people. MORE  

80% of Border Drug Busts Involve US Citizens

By McCarton Ackerman

Border Patrol reports highlight Mexican traffickers, but the reality is much different. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 20, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Opioid addiction drug requires higher dose, female drinkers boost India's booze industry, and Bruno Mars cops to lying about cocaine use. MORE  

Brazil Battles Drugs at Its Borders

By May Wilkerson

The nation deploys 9,000 troops to secure its borders against a surge of drug and arms imports. MORE  

Call for More Weapons on Mexico Border

By McCarton Ackerman

Southwestern Congress members and sheriffs want to fight Mexican cartels with military gear that's no longer needed in Iraq and Afghanistan. MORE  

Border Patrol Agents Knowingly Let Drugs In

By Jessica Moreland

A lack of backup on the ground means armed traffickers are often allowed to proceed, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement source tells The Fix. MORE  

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