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Mexico Drug War

Mexican Cartel Becomes a Bizarre Cult

By Chrisanne Grise

One drug trafficker's death has spawned a religious group, the "Knights Templar," that idolizes him (while continuing his violence). MORE  

HSBC Laundered Billions in Drug Cartel Money

By McCarton Ackerman

European mega-bank admits to doing business with Mexican drug cartels through its US branches. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 17, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Mexican drug murders drop 15-20%, marijuana fields linked to rare wildlife deaths, and Duran Duran's John Taylor talks sex and drugs. MORE  

Mexico's New Leader Vows New Drug War Plan

By McCarton Ackerman

President-elect Pena Nieto has a more locally-focused strategy to tackle the cartels. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 3, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

The White House commits to destigmatizing mental illness, Mexico's new president pledges to reduce drug violence, and Charlie Sheen's ex-assistant is found dead. MORE  

Mexican Elections Signal Shift in Drug War Strategy

By Chrisanne Grise

The top three presidential candidates all pledge to decrease violence instead of targeting traffickers. MORE  

Mexicans Want More US Input in Drug War

By McCarton Ackerman

More than half of Mexicans want the US to step up its role in the drug war; over a quarter favor direct military intervention. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 3, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Twelve killed in Mexican cartel shootout, drinking takes over Cinco de Mayo festivities, and Red Sox player used crack cocaine for a whole season. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 24, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Columbia seizes two tons of Cocaine from the Farc, fish could repair artery damage from smoking, and acid-influenced celebrities. 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  

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