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...

April 2, 2009

1500 officers from federal, state and municipal law enforcement agencies began their efforts today on border public security operations for the Easter holiday period in the border city of Reynosa. Among the forces that participate in the operative...

April 2, 2009

Federal authorities today announced the capture of Vicente Carrillo Leyva, a suspected top leader of a family-run drug gang based in Ciudad Juarez and one of the country's most-wanted figures. Federal law enforcement officials said Carrillo Leyva,...

April 2, 2009

The U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano,  Eduardo Medina Mora and Eric Holder, attornies from the United States and Mexico, met this Thursday to discuss the battle against trafficking weapons on both sides of the common border. ...

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...