Peruvian police with cocaine seized in a recent drug raid. A record 6.7 million metric tons was taken at the end of AugustEnrique Castro-Mendivil—ReutersA major new report makes the case for decriminalizing illicit drugs—all of themWhile the international news has been one depressing event after another this summer, there’s been an encouraging shift in one…
Commentary : End the War That No One Wants to Wage : Drugs: Legalizing certain substances may be the only way to stop violence, corruption and the collapse of law.
In the central-western canyons of the Mexican border state of Chihuahua, where waterfalls and abandoned mines blend in with secret landing strips and vertical mountain plots, the few remaining peasants can choose between cultivating corn on barren cliffs
Last year, voters in Colorado and Washington state approved initiatives legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. While the details are being worked out, those watching the developments are in not only the United States.
A former Mexican cabinet member says the U.S. should accept more low-skill migrants from Central America, because otherwise the migrants would stay in Mexico.
Jorge G. Castañeda and Douglas S. Massey (“Do-It-Yourself Immigration Reform,” Op-Ed, June 2) argue that we should grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants because illegal immigration from Mexico is down. But this conclusion is flawed.
Brazil may be hot and Mexico not in the eyes of most of the world. But, says Jorge G. Castañeda, the Mexican political analyst and former foreign secretary: “There’s only two things in which Brazilians are infinitely better than we Mexicans: one is footba
Jorge Castaneda, Mexico’s former foreign minister and a professor at New York University, talks to the Globe and Mail’s editorial board about Mexico’s drug war, the country’s upcoming election in 2012, and its relationship with Canada.
On Nov. 2, Californians will vote on Proposition 19, deciding whether to legalize the production, sale and consumption of marijuana. If the initiative passes…