March 3, 2009

Within the coming days, Ciudad Juárez will recieve more personnel, and begin to use more advanced technology and intelligence in the police sector.  The hope is that the number of kidnappings, extortion, and theft will fall.  The federal...

March 2, 2009

The objective of this new airport security program in the Mexico City airport is to ensure the safety of those who use the airport terminals and surrounding areas.  A primary goal is to deter criminal groups from operating in airport areas. ...

March 2, 2009

As college students start planning Spring Break, the U.S. State Department has issued a warning about traveling to Mexico.  Drug violence remains high in border cities, and U.S. civilians can get trapped .  Tijuana, Chihuahua, and Ciudad Juarez are...

March 2, 2009

For many years, border states have been the places with the highest amounts of violence.  So far this year, Durango has surpassed Sinaloa in the amount of executions in 2009.  As of last week, Chihuahua is number one with 477 executions, Durango...

March 2, 2009

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), the Office of the High Commissioner of the United Nations Organization of Human Rights (ACONUDH) and Amnesty International (AI) have condemned the murder of Raúl Lucas Lucia and Manuel Ponce...

March 2, 2009

The municiple police recieved threats over an emergency phone early Wednesday morning.  Police in this area have called a meeting because many are deciding to leave the police force.  "We know the risk being policemen, but nowadays drug trafficking...

February 25, 2009

The drug war and escalating violence has spread into Arizona, leading to more kidnappings and shootings in the state.  Arizona for a long time has been a gateway for drugs, weapons, and human smuggling.  Officials believe that border-crimes are...

February 25, 2009

 President of the High Court of Morelos, Ricardo Rosas Pérez, stated that the security and safety of the citizens in the state needs to be established if oral trials are taking place.  He fears that because of the violent atmosphere in Mexico at...

February 24, 2009

According to Attorney General Rommel Moreno Manjarrez, the first oral trialin Baja Californis will be postponed until 2010 due to some technical issues.  Moreno Manjarrez has faith that within the next year, the physical infrastructure to move...

February 24, 2009

Felipe Borrego (técnico para la implementación de reformas constitucionales en materia de justicia y seguridad) stated that Guanajuato is lagging behind other states in its judicial reforms and oral trials, but it is making significant strides in...