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Crime and Violence

Drug Violence Creeping into Arizona

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, …

Justice in Mexico

Violence Due to Trials a Possibility

 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 …

Justice in Mexico

2010 Trials

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 …

Justice in Mexico

Oral Trials in Guanajuato

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, …

Crime and Violence

Govenor of Chihuahua Attacked

The governor of Chihuahua, Jose Reyes Baeza Terrazas, was attacked on Feb. 22nd by gunmen opening fire on his convoy. Baeza was uninjured in the incident, while one bodyguard was …

Crime and Violence

Mexico: Juárez Police Threatened

Last Wednesday, cardboard signs appeared on businesses and homes warning that one police officer will be killed everyday unless the police chief, Roberto Orduña,  resigned.  On Friday, Orduña did resign …

Crime and Violence

Marchers Block US Border to Protest Army Presence

Protesters along three border cities on Tuesday held up traffic for 2 hours, demanding that the army leave.  This was the largest display against the army’s role in the anti-drug …

Crime and Violence

Police Officer and Family Killed in Tabasco

Gunmen opened fire on the home of police officer Carlos Reyes Lopez. He and ten members of his family were killed and it is not known who was behind the …

Human Rights and Civil Society

Mexico is not Losing the Fight

Secretary of Interior Gómez-Mont stated that there have been significant advances against organized crime.  The state expects the courts to clarify the rules of the use of force in situations …

Crime and Violence

Tougher Border Can’t Stop Mexican Marijuana Cartels

The Mexican marijuana trade is still going strong.  The drug cartels have adapted and have begun using new tactics to challenge heightened security along the border region, such as planting …

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