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US agents arrest Mexico’s former top cop

This week’s stunning arrest of Genaro García Luna, the nation’s public security chief under President Felipe Calderon, confirmed long-held suspicions of many journalists in Mexico that he was in the pocket of the Sinaloa drug cartel.


Border crossing chaos

According to various news reports, dozens of asylum-seeking migrants are trying to cross through car lanes at U.S. border points, seriously disrupting traffic flow and provoking long delays.

Amlo defiant as growth slows to zero, crime soars

More than 100,000 people packed into Mexico city’s main square, the Zocalo, December 1 to celebrate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s first year in office and listen to this country’s left-leaning president give an impassioned update of his accomplishments to date.

Army has no place on Revolution Day

Revolution Day sees hundreds of student and sports groups perform choreographed athletic routines, and motorized floats depicting historical scenes, with youngsters dressed up as tiny revolutionaries and renowned personalities of the era.

Government to invest in guns

Recognizing that Mexico’s security forces are under-equipped to confront the firepower of the criminal cartels, federal authorities are planning large purchases of weapons to correct the situation.

What’s up with T-MEC?

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced this week that the new trade agreement between Canada, the United States and Mexico could be approved by the end of this year.