Rosa González cannot shake the memory of the state investigator who was too afraid of reprisals to take a full report, the police officer who shrugged when the ransom demand came, the months of agonizing doubt and, most of all, the final words from her da
This sprawling city has been described recently as ”vibrant” (Elle Decor), ”rich with historical heritage and incredible food traditions” (Saveur), ”scrubbed and safe” (New York magazine) and ”inviting and exciting” (Fodor’s). Skyscrapers and slee
At the order of newly elected Mayor Bob Filner, the city is dropping all legal efforts aimed at forcing marijuana dispensaries out of business.
Mexico is struggling to contain a war on drugs that has claimed more than 50,000 lives in less than six years. Msnbc.com’s F. Brinley Bruton spoke to NBC News contributor Jorge Castañeda, who is a former Mexican foreign minister as well as a New York Univ
Sending soldiers to do the job of police has led to widespread abuses
Human rights activists accused Mexico’s military and police Wednesday of engaging in widespread torture, including the use of cattle prods and waterboarding, in President Felipe Calderon’s …
Since time immemorial, Mexicans have argued that were it not for U.S. demand for illicit substances, Mexico would have a manageable drug problem…
The drugs trade has spread corruption and violence across Mexico. Can the police ever catch up with them?
Barack Obama may not have realized it while in Iraq last week, but when he comes to Mexico on April 16, he will once again be confronting the consequences of a war of choice rushed into by an unprepared president—in this case Mexico’s Felipe Calderón. Hav