April 1, 2009

In Cuidad Victoria, Tamaulipas, constitutional reforms are advancing, and oral trials are becoming more of a reality.  Rafael Diez Piñeyro (Director del Instituto de Capacitación Técnica y Profesional de la Procuraduría General de Justicia en...

March 31, 2009

Schools in Tujuana, Cuidad Juarez, and Monterrey have witnessed drug cartel violence in nearby streets.  "Children are scared and we have pupils with very serious emotional crises," said Laura Elena Carrion, a teacher at a school in Tijuana, where...

March 30, 2009

President Calderon announced that the U.S. and Mexico will not participate in joint anti-drug raids to reduce violence along the border region.  He called for greater cooperation between thetwo governments.  Calderon said that he wants the U.S. to...

March 27, 2009

With the aim of preparing 70 agents of the Public Ministry of the Attorney General of Guanajuato, to have basic knowledge of the adversarial criminal justice system, a new course will be taught "New Accusatory adversarial system", the establishment...

March 27, 2009

The Attorney General, Eduardo Medina-Mora said Thursday that violence in Juárez has been reduced by 70 percent with the strengthening of "Operativo Conjunto Chihuahua," which went underway at the end of February. He assured that with the...

March 27, 2009

So far in the current Administration, 152 federal police officers have died during the fight that is held against drug trafficking and organized crime, said Deputy Secretary of Public Security, Javier del Real Magallanes. When paying tribute to an...

March 25, 2009

  President Obamas next trip to Mexico will help soften hard feelings between the two countries and provide a foundation for these two presidents.  The U.S. and Mexico have many economic ties to one another, and sometimes this can lead to...

March 25, 2009

Luis Camilo Osorio recognizes Chihuahua as a state that is trying to get back on its feet.  It has begun to establish oral trials and transparency mechanisms within the state, as well as combating the drug trafficking problem that has plagued...

March 25, 2009

The federal policein Ciudad Juárez has tripled its force, resulting in a decrease in cartel related violence and death in the area.  The secretary of public security, Genaro García Luna, stated that the fight against cartels and drug trafficking...

March 24, 2009

 After four days with no reports of executions, two men inside a car, Sergio Alberto Amaya Loya y José Luis Bernal Lara, were killed.  An agent of the department of transit,  Carlos Arturo Sánchez Martínez, was also killed while trying to...