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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  

Band Members' Bodies Found in Mexico

By McCarton Ackerman

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

Morning Roundup: January 29, 2013

By The Fix staff

"Cocaine grandmother" plans to appeal death sentence, San Francisco backs out of Super Bowl booze ban, and Randy Travis seeks treatment for alcoholism. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 23, 2013

By The Fix staff

European tobacconists protest new smoking regulations, court rejects bid to have marijuana reclassified, and yet another Dallas Cowboy busted for DUI. MORE  

Mexico Enacts Law to Help Drug War Victims

By McCarton Ackerman

Mexico's new president promises reparations for thousands of victims and their families. MORE  

Mexican Cartels Go Underground—to Mine Coal

By May Wilkerson

The infamous Zetas are diversifying, by muscling in on a business that can be "more lucrative than selling drugs." MORE  

Mexican Traffickers Grow Pot in US National Forests

By McCarton Ackerman

Marijuana farms linked to Mexico have been found in 67 national forests across 20 US states. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 19, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Drug cartel numbers soar in Mexico, Brits consider raising booze prices to combat drunkenness, and celebrities spill their drinking habits. MORE  

Security Chief Slams Mexico's Drug-War Strategy

By May Wilkerson

Mexico's new interior secretary says that targeting the leaders of drug cartels has worsened the violence. MORE  

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