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The big question for both the United States and Mexico is whether or not to continue with a heavily militarized approach in the fight against drug traffickers. With Secretary of State Clinton's announcement Tuesday, the Obama administration seems to be voting no. Read more»

The border, El Paso, TX and Cuidad Juarez, Mexico.

Ciudad Juarez is no stranger to bloodshed. But the recent killings of three people tied to the U.S. consulate — including a pregnant consulate employee and her husband — have raised a new question here in Mexico: How will the U.S. respond to an attack on its citizens? Read more»

Rainbow-colored grim reapers on sale in Mercado Sonora, 2007.

As the country remains stuck in the economic downturn, more and more Mexicans are turning to unorthodox remedies for their money woes. Feeling abandoned and disillusioned, they look to magic powders, potions, soaps and lotions for a helping hand in life. Read more»

Mexico has racked up its fair share of menacingly named outlaws in a three-year drug war: the Zetas, Aztecas and Panthers. Now, if the government gets its way, another name will also make the wanted list: los Twitteros. Read more»