President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is under fire for his methods on fighting corruption, and recently-released videos of his own brother accepting bags of cash aren't helping.
The move is an attempt by AMLO's government to claw back a semblance of control in the violence-plagued state, but it gives an opening to a rival cartel.
Mexico is slowly inching toward the decriminalization of abortion, propelled by a strong activist movement and shifting politics toward the left.
“Mexico is in this situation because we border the biggest illegal drug consumption market in the world”
The man was arrested in Agua Prieta, on the Mexican border with Arizona, with four assault-style weapons, spent magazines, high-caliber ammo, and two people bound and gagged in his car.
“This defeat is going to be very costly for López Obrador and will probably result in the resignation of his security secretary”
Mexico's most formidable cartel just killed at least 14 cops and wounded 9 more, using armored vehicles and high-powered rifles.
If Trump makes good on his late-night tweets, American automakers, and their customers, will feel the pain.
“I used to say I thought López Obrador and Trump were similar in superficial ways. I now think it’s not just superficial,” a former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico said.
“The entire immigration and customs system is being cleansed of corruption," President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said.
The kingpins keep getting killed or captured, and the drug shipments keep getting busted. But nothing changes.