April 14, 2009

According to CNN, killings due to the drug wars in Mexico have dropped 26 percent in the first three months of 2009, in comparison to the last three months of 2008.  Homicides fell from 2,644 to 1,960, Monte Alejandro Rubido told reporters. ...

April 14, 2009

Police in Sonora have arrested Anahí Beltrán, a 20 year old female, for possessing various assault weapons and ammunition at her residence.  General Rodolfo Cruz claims that the weapons and ammunition belongs an organization connected with the...

April 8, 2009

According to La Cronica, 95% of assassinations attributed to organized crime are not investigated in Mexico.  Only 2-5% of homocides are reported, and these are usually of high-profile  individuals.  Since Calderon has come to power, the PGR...

April 7, 2009

Members of the military special forces seized over $3 million dollars, 30 weapons, thousands of rounds of ammunition, and 179 fine watches and jewelry from four private "narco" homes.  During the operation, 66,000 Mexican pesos were found along...

April 7, 2009

580 policemen from a variety of departments participated in a security operation during 'Semana Santa' in Nuevo Laredo.  State and federal police, firemen, and paramedics.  Antonio Aguilar Candelaria, the director of security for the city of Nuevo...

April 7, 2009

Beatriz López Leyva, the ex-director of the PRD in San Pedro Jicayán was killed outside her home around mid-day on Tuesday.  In previous years, there have been attempts on Leyva's life.  In 2005, she received a gunshot wound by assumed members...

April 7, 2009

An undocumented Mexican immigrant was convicted today in Charlotte, North Carolina on charges of human trafficking.  Jorge Flores Rojas will spend 24 years in prison for trafficking women and minors across the border to prostitute them.  Rojas also...

April 6, 2009

The national commission of human rights (CNDH) presented a demand of action to the Mexican Supreme Court (SCJN), claiming that Article 124 of the law of sustainable forest development in Nuevo Leon is not a safe environment and violates access...

April 3, 2009

National Oral Trial Competition "la Competencia Nacional de Litigación Oral," was held recently. Rosalinda Ordoñez, Mayra Portillo Cecilia Mendoza Cristian Beiza and formed the team from  Universidad Regional del Norte (Chihuahua) they achieved...

April 3, 2009

The Mexican federal government announced the launch of a program that will invest funds to shield the northern border of Mexico to United States, and thereby curb the smuggling of weapons from U.S. territory and have served drug trafficking cartels...