Legalized marijuana increases competition for Mexican drug cartels
Mexican drug cartels fighting each other for smuggling routes face increasing competition in the U.S. where legalization in some states has increased the amount of marijuana available.
Thursday May 16
The Miami Herald
Few convictions for Mexicos special prosecutor for crimes against journalists
The adjectives pile up as top editors, writers and free press advocates level their aim at the division of the Attorney General’s Office in Mexico responsible for prosecuting crimes against journalists.
Tue May 14, 2013
Alamogordo Daily News
Ruiz: 'I am better than God'
Guillermo Ruiz testified in 12th Judicial District Court Tuesday. Ruiz is explaining how he felt after being abused in a drug-treatment program in El Paso when he was a teen.
The Pordland Mercury
Watch This Trailer for FX's New Show The Bridge-Cuz it's Creeeeeepy
If you're a regular watcher of FX - home to a good many of the best shows on TV - then you've probably noticed the quick, mysterious commercials for their upcoming crime drama The Bridge , debuting July 10.
Juarez Mothers Renew International Campaign
In the sister cities of Ciudad Juarez and El Paso, Mother's Day 2013 had a prolonged calendar life because of cross-border family ties, work schedules and commercial promotions.
Mon May 13, 2013
Liar! Obama blames Americans for 'violence in Mexico' - but no mention of Fast and Furious
In a recent speech in Mexico City, US President Barack Obama, gave Mexico his take on the escalating gun violence, lying straight to the crowd's face: "We understand that the root cause of violence that's been happening here in Mexico for which so many Mexicans have suffered is the demand for illegal drugs in the United States.
Sun May 12, 2013
El Paso Times
In brief: Binational art exhibit opens in June in El Paso, Ju rez
More than 40 artists from the U.S.-Mexico border have been selected for the concurrent exhibits "III Bienal Ciudad Juarez-El Paso Biennial 2013." The exhibits, subtitled "Tijuana to Brownsville: Contemporary Art Along the Border," will run together June 2 through Aug.
Fri May 10, 2013
Alamogordo Daily News
Ruiz murder trial under way
Jurors viewed Friday the videotaped confession of Guillermo Ruiz who is on trial in 12th Judicial District Court for killing a 20-year-old Ruidoso woman in December 2007.
Thu May 09, 2013
Blood Along the Border: Environmental Activism and Violence in Juarez, Mexico
Saul Reyes Salazar is a man who understands loss. In January 2010, his sister Josefina was shot in the head, following a botched kidnapping in their hometown of Guadalupe los Bravos, across the border bridge from Tornillo, Texas.
Wed May 08, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
4 investigators go missing in northern Mexico
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico Authorities in northern Mexico say three police officers working for Interpol in Mexico and a federal investigator have been missing since Monday.
Tue May 07, 2013
Man charged with luring 2nd teen from home
A man who allegedly lured a Pennsylvania teen to Ohio for sex has been charged in Texas with taking another young girl to Mexico, investigators say.
Mon May 06, 2013
Pope sends Dallas auxiliary bishop to El Paso
Vatican City, May 6, 2013 / 05:50 am .- Pope Francis has appointed Spanish-speaking Bishop Mark J. Seitz to lead the El Paso diocese in western Texas, placing him just across the border from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
Sun May 05, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Mexican journalists' sons killed in northern city
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico Two sons of a well-known journalism couple have been shot to death, authorities in a northern Mexico border state said Sunday.
Thu May 02, 2013
Drug war takes a staggering toll on Mexico's young
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico - President Obama is in Mexico City Thursday evening. He is meeting with Mexico's president on trade, immigration and drug smuggling.
New City Chicago
Heartland Love Story: This Is What Your Government Would Tear Asunder
When she stood behind the podium and began reading from her one-page speech, Kathy McGroarty-Torres felt more than just her usual jitters about speaking in public.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Vibrant 'Club' Links Two Countries In Award-Winning Book
For almost a century, the Kentucky Club, just three blocks from the international bridge, has been a nightlife destination for residents of El Paso and Ciudad Juarez.
The Garden City Telegram
Alejandra C. Diaz, 76, of Garden City, died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Dallas Morning News
U.S. officials await signal from new Mexican government on security ties
Members of the scientific team of Mexican dentist Alejandro Hernandez Cardenas push a gurney with a mummified human corpse to rehydrate it in a special chemical bath at the forensic scientific laboratory of the attorney general in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Global Voices Online
Female Homicides on the Rise in Mexico
Violeta, an 18-year-old student, was found [es] dead on a dirt road in the state of Chiapas with signs of violence on her body.