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Mexican Drug Cartels

Morning Roundup: February 25, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Miley Cyrus swipes beer from audience, substitute teacher arrested for public intoxication, arrest of 'El Chapo' won't stop drugs, and now Ohioans want medical pot. MORE  

Mexican Drug Cartels Recruit in US Prisons

By Seth Ferranti

Prisons have become a "job fair" for aspiring drug traffickers, an inmate tells The Fix. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 1, 2013

By The Fix staff

Painkiller deaths keep rising, UPS pays $40 million over illegal drug shipments, and Madonna's homeless alcoholic brother blames his family. MORE  

Drug Cartels Recruit Child Soldiers

By McCarton Ackerman

Kids as young as 11 are reportedly being dragged into Mexico's brutal drug war. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 4, 2013

By The Fix staff

Ex-Dot Com millionaire charged with drug dealing, Colorado's medical pot business plummets, and cops find tigers in a Mexican drug lab. MORE  

Mexico Reveals New Drug War Strategies

By McCarton Ackerman

President Peña Nieto vows to spend billions on social programs and focus on crime prevention. 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  

Are Los Zetas Losing Their Grip?

By Ben Feuerherd

Mexico's most powerful cartel may be "slipping," but drug trafficking is still on the rise. MORE  

US to Give Mexico More Military Aid Against Cartels

By Ben Feuerherd

The expansion of a commando training program will make use of know-how gained in the hunt for al-Qaida. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 27, 2012

By The Fix staff

Nine killed in Mexican drug cartel gun battle, link between pot and psychosis goes both ways, and a drunk driver is busted at Bill Wilson's home. MORE  

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