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Army role in Mexico drug war questioned as generals held

Army role in Mexico drug war questioned as generals held

President Felipe Calderon’s reliance on the army in Mexico’s war on drugs was shaken in the past days with the arrest of three generals and a lieutenant colonel on corruption charges. With Mexico’s presidential election just six weeks away and […]


Twelve dead in clash between Mexico soldiers, outlaws

Twelve dead in clash between Mexico soldiers, outlaws

A fresh clash between soldiers and suspected criminals in northwest Mexico left 12 dead, including two soldiers, a state official said Wednesday. At least 22 others have been killed in similar clashes in Sinaloa state, home to the eponymous drug […]


Mexico: no mechanical failures in helicopter crash

Mexico: no mechanical failures in helicopter crash

The helicopter that crashed Friday carrying the late interior secretary Francisco Blake Mora, a key figure in Mexico’s war on drug cartels, experienced no mechanical problems, a cabinet official said Sunday. Blake Mora, 45, was killed along with seven other […]


ONR technology to aid in war on drugs

ONR technology to aid in war on drugs

Multi-agency task force installing new software technology to eliminate illegal drug trafficking ARLINGTON, Va: A multi-agency task force charged with eliminating illegal drug trafficking is installing a new software technology developed by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), the command […]


Mexico drug war worsens as US consular staff hit

Mexico drug war worsens as US consular staff hit

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico: Suspected “hit teams” from Mexico’s powerful Juarez Cartel killed two Americans and a Mexican man linked to the US consulate in Ciudad Juarez in coordinated weekend shootings that marked an ominous turn in the drug war ravaging […]


 
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