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...

March 24, 2009

The oral trial system in Mexico wants all of its actions and processes to become transparent, hoping that the citizens will begin to see it as legitimate.  This process is long and ongoing, and the hope is that it will become more supported by...

March 24, 2009

Fourteen more people have been executed in Sinaloa.  One individual was the brother of Blanca Margarita, a member of the Sinaloa drug cartel known as "the empress.  Five cadavers were found stacked on a dirt bank with bullet wounds.  Evidence...

March 24, 2009

"No comment" was the reply of former Mexican president, Vicente Fox Quesada, when questioned about the accusations that the PRI is responsible for the insecurity, the rise of organized crime and drug trafficking during his administration. Although...

March 24, 2009

Members of the National Defense Commission of the PAN, PRI and PRD agreed that the Merida Plan is out of touch with the current reality facing Mexico and the U.S. and that it is time to devise a new strategy. According to PAN legislature, Eduardo de...

March 23, 2009

Mexico's government has offered $2 million each for information leading to an arrest of the top 24 drug lords  in the country.  The drug cartels have killed over 9 million people since President Calderon took office in 2006.  These rewards are...

March 4, 2009

Senators argued the claim from the Pentagon that before Felipe Calderon's Presidency, the Mexican government did very little to combat the drug trade.  They also rejected the idea of sending US troops to fight in the drug war because it would...

March 3, 2009

  In Zacatecas, standards are being modified from inquisitorial to oral trials, due to pressure from the international community.  The state of Zacatecas has entered the process of public hearings and oral trials, and such advances have also been...