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Is the UN sure it wants Mexican soldiers keeping the peace?

The Mexican army faces multiple murder allegations as it prepares to join United Nations peacekeeping missions.... Read more»

Fourth army officer held in Mexico drug cartel probe

A fourth high-ranking Mexican military officer has been arrested as part of an investigation into alleged army links to drug cartels.... Read more»

2 Mexican army generals detained over alleged cartel ties

Mexican soldiers have detained two army generals, including a former assistant defense secretary, over their alleged links to organized crime. ... Read more»1

Mexican army frees children kidnapped by suspected gang

Three children kidnapped by a suspected gang were freed by the Mexican army in a raid on a private home where soldiers also found the body of a decapitated man.... Read more»

U.S. troops aid Mexico in drug war

Extensive training of Mexican marines is one of several ways in which the U.S. military machine has quietly escalated its role in Mexico’s ultra-violent drug war in the last two years.... Read more»

Exiled Mexican reporter seeks asylum for doing his job

Reporter Emilio Gutiérrez says he knew the script the Mexican general wanted him to follow. But the reporter kept writing about soldiers robbing citizens. He believes it almost cost him his life. Two years after seeking asylum in the U.S., Gutiérrez still waits for an immigration judge to rule.... Read more»

Border violence

Drug shootouts close U.S. consulate in Reynosa, Mexico

The U.S. has closed its consulate in the Mexican city of Reynosa after a series of gunfights between soldiers and drug gangs.... Read more»