February 22, 2010

The chief of Mexico's anti-drug operations, Ramón Pequeño García, informed that José Vázquez Villagrana, "El Jabalí", presumed operator of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán for the transportation of cocaine from Central America to the United States,...

February 19, 2010

President Felipe Calderón sent Senate his proposal for a new Anti-kidnapping Law (Ley Antisecuestro) that will be officially introduced in Thursday's Senate meeting. The bill contemplates monitoring and placing electronic tracking devices on...

February 19, 2010

President Felipe Calderón sent an initiative to the Chamber of Deputies to establish a new Public Security for the Federal District, consistent with the actions and guidelines to be established nationwide under the 2008 judicial reform package and...

February 19, 2010

The newly-elected president of the College of Public Notaries in Jalisco (Colegio de Notarios Públicos del Estado de Jalisco), Manuel Bailón Cabrera, has stated that more public notaries are necessary for a successful transition to oral trials in...

February 18, 2010

Opposition Senators called for the Calderón Administration to do more in the fight aganist crime. They chastised the administration for being slow to implement certain measures like creating a national crime database, separating violent offenders...

February 18, 2010

Mexico’s Secretary of Labor has announced plans to change the country’s current labor laws in order to boost Mexico’s global competitiveness, which has been lagging for years. Currently, the country ranks #60 for competitiveness overall, but...

February 16, 2010

Jesús Vizcarra Calderón, Culiacán’s mayor, requested permission to secede from his position in order to contest in the internal nominations of the Institutional Revolutionary party (PRI) to determine nominee for the governor of Sinaloa. In an...

February 13, 2010

President Calderón decided on visiting Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua this week as a symbolic show of support show for the beleaguered city and to announce new measures against criminal organizations. He was not the only one planning a major symbolic...

February 12, 2010

On Monday, in the aftermath of last week’s massacre, President Felipe Calderon offered his “sincere condolences” to the families of those teenagers who were killed on the 31st of January while they celebrated a birthday. He retracted his...

February 11, 2010

The Mexican government can take pride for having been a signatory to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women in 1979, passing the Law for the Prevention and Punishment of Human Trafficking (Ley para Prevenir y...