Mexico

Ever since Andrés Manuel López Obrador became president, he has emphasized his promise compromise to fight and end corruption as well as organized crime in the country. “Huachicoleo” or fuel theft remains a common illicit activity. States such as Puebla ...

Mexico’s has a federal system in which periodical elections are carried out to choose local authorities including governors, local deputies and a president. Since the end of the Mexican revolution in the late 1920s, the country has been ruled by ...

In the last week of November 2018, the UNODC in collaboration with the Mexican government launched Mexico’s first opium poppy cultivation survey covering the periods of 2015-2016 and 2016-2017. The survey reflected an increase in the number of tones produced ...

(By Daniel  Barker Flores , Pulsamerica)  In mid-December, the tenth anniversary of the start of the Mexican War on Drugs passed largely unacknowledged by many news outlets. Indeed, this is unsurprising, given that the Drug War has become so normalised. Every passing ...

Why did Donald Trump – using on a daily basis an anti-Mexican rethoric- decided to visit The Mexican President? How was the visit seen by latinos newspapers in the US and in South America? Did he wanted to talk about the ...

The July 11 escape of the notorious Sinaloa crime boss, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera, from a maximum-security prison in Mexico has drawn considerable Mexican and international media attention. While the brazen and elaborate nature of the escape will add to the ...

Forecast Mexican organized crime groups will continue to exploit Mexico’s energy industries despite recent government efforts to stop the theft. Among Mexico’s various crime groups, organizations in the Tierra Caliente region will increasingly be the primary perpetrators of fuel theft. ...