January 2013 Archive

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Border Patrol foils marijuana cargo
EL PASO, Texas - Persistence paid off for U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Paso Sector when agents working the southwest quadrant of New Mexico and west Texas ...
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Zetas killed while trying to rob boss’ body
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican marines have slain four gunmen who apparently were trying to steal the body of a Zetas cartel chieftain killed by the military a day before ...
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The Texas Tribune: Mexico’s New Approach to Curbing Drug Violence
[caption id="attachment_69243" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ivan Pierre Aguirre for The Texas TribuneA United States Border Patrol helicopter flies over the Paso del Norte International Bridge between El Paso and Ciudad Juárez.[/caption] NUEVO ...
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Mexico to create new force to fight cartels
One of the top priorities for Enrique Pena Nieto, Mexico's new president, is tackling violence. His predecessor tried going after the leaders of drug cartels, but that had only limited success. Now ...