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Mexico Drug War

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  

US Servicemen Caught in Cartel Murder-for-Hire Sting

By May Wilkerson

Undercover bust ends in arrests and death for men seeking work as hired guns for the Los Zetas drug gang. MORE  

Drug Lord Escapes. But Does it Matter?

By Bryan Le

As "El Chapo" Guzman evades capture again, a top US General says Mexico's "decapitation strategy" does nothing to cut drug violence. MORE  

Drug War Is No Failure, Insists Janet Napolitano

By Bryan Le

The US Secretary of Homeland Security tries to dissuade Latin American leaders from pursuing drug decriminalization. MORE  

Despite Drug War, Mexico Sets Tourism Record

By McCarton Ackerman

50,000 drug war killings failed to scare away 22.7 million visitors last year. MORE  

Mexican Army's Meth Seizure is Biggest Ever

By Valerie Tejeda

This week's haul is so massive that it's expected to have a major impact on the US meth market. MORE  

Tijuana Drug King Rapped for Racketeering

By Valerie Tejeda

The former boss of the Tijuana cartel pleads guilty in a US federal court. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Zeta and Sinaloa Cartels Now Dominate Mexico Drug War, Actor and Addict Jeff Conaway's Death Ruled Accidental, and Broadway Drama Turned Samuel L. Jackson to Crack. MORE  

Mexico's Beleaguered President Backs Legalized Pot

By Jed Bickman

Desperate to end his country's bloody drug violence, Mexican President Felipe Calderon urges the US to stem its war on drugs. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Florida Finally Closes Crooked Pill Mills, L.A. College Professor Allegedly Led Meth-Dealing Biker Gang, and Boxer Oscar De La Hoya Blames Notorious Drag Photos on Drugs. MORE  

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