Five years into Mexico’s U.S.-backed war on drug trafficking, the sale of narcotics continues to be a one of Mexico’s most profitable industries …
The so-called ‘War on Drugs’ a complete failure
MARIANA MARTÍNEZ.- There was never a spike in violence or a sharp increase in drug addiction in Mexico, guns are not, mainly, coming from the US — and traffic is not likely to stop –, and the infiltration of crime organizations in the Mexican government i
What’s Spanish for Quagmire?
JORGE G. CASTAÑEDA.- Mexico’s current government took office on Dec. 1, 2006, but really only assumed power 10 days later, when Felipe Calderón, winner of a close presidential election that his leftist opponent petulantly refused to concede, donned a mili