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Who Is the US Helping in Honduras?

By McCarton Ackerman

Some claim that costly US operations merely support a regime that has ties to the drug trade. MORE  

"Shorty" Guzman's Protector Captured in Mexico

By Liam Delaney

Mexico announces the arrest of the "security chief" for the country's most wanted drug lord. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 8, 2013

By Bryan Le

Alcohol price minimums lower drinking deaths, Colombian FARC leader proposes legalizing cocaine and Lance Armstrong wages "war" on doping. MORE  

Mexico Starts to Recover From Drug War

By McCarton Ackerman

Decreasing violence and a recovering economy offer hope for the drug war-torn country. MORE  

US–Mexico Drug War Relations Remain Tense

By McCarton Ackerman

US intervention over a Mexican general's promotion highlights mutual distrust. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 5, 2013

By The Fix staff

Synthetic marijuana nearly kills Texas teen, only one in 10 addicts receives treatment, and Lil' Wayne pays for the time he took a drunk nap during a concert. MORE  

Canada Steps Up Drug War Efforts

By Liam Delaney

The Canadian military is "shifting its focus" to fighting drug trafficking in Latin America. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 4, 2013

By The Fix staff

Adderall-fueled suicide raises concerns over ADHD drugs, ecstasy could save marriages, and Justin Bieber partied with a bottle of codeine. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 30, 2013

By The Fix staff

Rehab treats meth and sex addiction together, Mexico's new president ignores the drug war, and Whitney Houston's brother says he got her hooked on cocaine. MORE  

Band Members' Bodies Found in Mexico

By McCarton Ackerman

Drug gangs have reportedly abducted and murdered 12 members of a popular Mexican band. MORE  

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What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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