The Mexican ambassador to the United States said Wednesday the decision by Colorado and Washington state to legalize marijuana for recreational use has had a "profound impact" on the public's perception of his country's efforts to halt drug smuggling across the southwestern border.
More than 8,500 U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and U.S. Immigration and Customs and Enforcement personnel face termination in January under the Obama administration's automatic spending cuts that take effect next year in a bid to attack the spiraling fiscal deficit.
The killings of more than 130 U.S. and allied forces by Afghan troops or those dressed like them is not deterring NATO countries from the war in Afghanistan, two senior U.S. defense officials said Tuesday.
Mexican marines gunned down of one of Mexico's most feared drug lords outside a baseball game in a state on the Texas border, but the body was stolen from a funeral home in a pre-dawn raid by a group of armed men, officials said Tuesday.
President Felipe Calderon said Monday that he has improved the rule of the law and armored the economy in his six years in office.
our days before Mexico's presidential election, much of the nation's attention was focused on a man who appears certain to lose.
Author Carlos Fuentes, who played a dominant role in Latin America's novel-writing boom by delving into the failed ideals of the Mexican revolution, died Tuesday in a Mexico City hospital. He was 83.
Police found 49 mutilated bodies scattered in a pool of blood near the border with the United States, a region in which Mexico's two dominant drug cartels are trying to outdo each other in bloodshed while warring over smuggling routes.
Migrants in search of jobs in the U.S. face a gantlet of life-or-death risks in their treks across Mexico from its southern border: Many fall prey to extortion, kidnapping, rape and killing by crooked police and criminal gangs.