MEXICO CITY — President Barack Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon are pledging to work together on challenges confronting both countries.
A main focus for Obama is the battle against the Mexican drug cartels, and the drug-related violence plaguing the border region. He says it isn't just Mexico's problem to solve. He says the United States needs to work against the demand for drugs from Mexico, and against the flow of guns into Mexico.
One legacy of former Mexican President Felipe Calderon’s drug war is the splitting up of the country’s drug cartels into 60 to 80 new trafficking gangs, Mexican Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam says. Calderon’s efforts to end th... Read Post
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican drug cartels looking to diversify their businesses long ago moved into oil theft, pirated goods, extortion and kidnapping, consuming an ever larger swath of the country's economy. This month, federal offic... Read Post