A broad spectrum of prominent Mexicans, including former ministers, businessmen, artists and a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, on Wednesday urged the government to decriminalize marijuana in a bid to curb gang violence and corruption.
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Thomas Gisby kept such a low profile that his name never made the news – until he was killed in Mexico, causing police to warn that a gang war that has already featured two dramatic attacks in British Columbia could explode in public again.
It's time for greater military co-operation in North America's long war on drugs, Defence Minister Peter MacKay and his U.S. and Mexican counterparts said Tuesday.
Politicians created drug prohibition. Drug prohibition created the gangs and cartels. Now Stephen Harper and the Conservative Party of Canada have passed new laws guaranteed to give the gangs more power.
President Felipe Calderon acknowledged Sunday that despite five years of battling drug cartels, criminals today pose "an open threat" to Mexico's democratic order (link in Spanish).
Undercover American narcotics agents have laundered or smuggled millions of dollars in drug proceeds as part of Washington’s expanding role in Mexico’s fight against drug cartels, according to current and former federal law enforcement officials.
Violent Mexican drug cartels, including the powerful Sinaloa Cartel, have infiltrated Australia, a senior US government official has confirmed.
The Texas governor told a New Hampshire crowd that doing so might be necessary to stem the flow of narcotics into America.
A self-styled drug-trafficking group calling itself the "Zeta Killers" claimed responsibility this week for the recent murders of at least 35 people believed to belong to the Zetas, Mexico's most violent criminal organization.