Government reports say the Obama administration is unable to show that billions of dollars spent in the anti-drug efforts in Latin America have made a significant difference.
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An annual report by an independent advocacy group said that Mexico can no longer be considered to have a free press due to the violence related to the country's ongoing drug trade.
It's not clear when Louis Enrique Ramirez took his first bribe. In the summer of 2005, the former customs inspector apparently began cutting deals with smugglers to allow undocumented immigrants as well as the occasional load of drugs across the Southwest border from Mexico into Texas. During the next three and a half years, U.S. investigators believe Ramirez pocketed $500,000 to provide safe passage for illegal immigrants and cocaine.
A bill proposed in Congress this week to declare six Mexican drug cartels terrorist organizations is causing concern in Mexico.
The terrible story of David Hartley, an American man shot in the head by Mexican drug cartel members while riding Jet Skis with his wife, is getting worse.
A Texas border sheriff on Thursday said he was calling directly on Zeta operatives to simply produce the body of a missing U.S. citizen believed shot and killed last week by drug gangs on Falcon Lake reservoir.
Two men shot earlier this week could be the result of the ongoing battle between Mexican drug cartels now spilling over deep into Arizona, officials say.