The Drug War At Home

Vicente Fox says legalized and regulated marijuana could address national security and economic problems.
Jun. 6, 2013
A report on the state of the U.S.-Mexico border calls for more strategic efforts to improve border security, and more emphasis on making trade and travel more efficient.
May. 23, 2013
The Tijuana perfume salesman, who said he didn't know drugs were in the car, won an appeal after the government destroyed evidence in the case.
May. 13, 2013
The number of homicides dropped to between 20,000 and 25,000 last year, and between 45 to 60 percent of those were organized-crime-style murders.
Feb. 6, 2013
A new paper explores how Twitter has liberated a group of journalists to share and assimilate their reporting across dangerous war-zones of Mexico.
Jan. 15, 2013
A guided-missile frigate left San Diego on Tuesday morning for a six-month deployment to Central American waters. Its mission is to disrupt illegal drug trafficking in the eastern Pacific and Caribbean.
Jan. 8, 2013
Investigating and prosecuting certain drug transportation cases isn't always black and white for U.S. judges and attorneys.
Dec. 21, 2012
The recent death of a Coast Guard member during an apparent smuggling incident suggests the California coast may be an increasingly dangerous front in the war on drugs.
Dec. 5, 2012
Can Mexico's new president use his promise for a more business friendly country to end the drug war?
Dec. 1, 2012
In northern Chihuahua, citizens explain their hopes for a new government and their yearning to live without terror.
Nov. 29, 2012
The Bilateral Safety Corridor Coalition has a mission to prevent and end Human Trafficking in San Diego and beyond.
Nov. 24, 2012
Following the legalization of Marijuana in Colorado and Washington state, Columbia University professor ponders a future where Mexican marijuana is a source of national pride.
Nov. 21, 2012
Mexican daily newspapers increase their coverage of organized crime, but only scratch the surface.
Nov. 21, 2012
The vote to legalize marijuana in Colorado and Washington State is making waves beyond U.S. borders as Latin American leaders call for a re-evaluation of drug control strategy.
Nov. 12, 2012
Eduardo Arellano-Felix will face federal prosecution for his alleged role in running Tijuana's most powerful drug cartel.
Aug. 31, 2012
Law enforcement seized three tons of marijuana in their efforts to dismantle an alleged drug trafficking ring operating in the state, which they believe has ties to the Sinaloa Cartel in Mexico.
Jul. 6, 2012
U.S. officials announced Tuesday the arrest of a woman thought to be a key link between a major Mexican drug trafficking organization and U.S. distributors.
Jul. 3, 2012
For several years the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has been eradicating millions of marijuana plants in national parks and forests. And it’s still a major problem. Memorial Day weekend marks the launch of camping and hiking season. So backpackers should be on the lookout.
May. 26, 2012
A poet who challenged the Mexican government’s anti-drug efforts after his son was murdered there spoke in Tucson on Monday.
May. 1, 2012
Some Latin American leaders, including Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, are lobbying for a serious discussion on new ways to fight what many see as a losing war against illicit drugs.
Apr. 25, 2012


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