Media pact on coverage of the fight against organised crime raises concerns over censorship.
Cries of “violations of national sovereignty” as U.S. drones fly over Mexican airspace and U.S. ambassador resigns in a tough week for bilateral relations.
Former Tijuana police chief sent to clean up Ciudad Juarez – Sinaloa Cartel responds by dumping of a half-dead, tortured victim to welcome his arrival.
Presidents Calderon and Obama discuss the war on drugs and US government revealed to have trafficked weapons to Mexican drug cartels.
Murderer of US agent brought to immediate justice whilst family members of the murdered activist Josefina Reyes found dead this week in Ciudad Juarez.
Florence Cassez, French kidnapper imprisoned in Mexico sparks diplomatic war of words and US immigration agent killed in San Luis Potosi by gunmen.
Radio journalist Carmen Aristegui fired following on-air accusations that President Calderon may be an alcoholic and US Army Subsecretary labels drug cartels “insurgents” then later retracts comments
Human Rights Watch denounces military and police involvement in civilian deaths, whilst US government warns citizens against travel to certain areas of Mexico.
Hillary Clinton visits Mexico and praises counter-drugs efforts.
Bishop Samuel Ruiz, defender of indigenous rights, dies at age 86.
Explosives and prison breaks dominate news as drug war continues to wreak havoc. Meanwhile, political attention turns to elections in 2012.
Activist Susana Chavez found dead in Juarez as violence continues and US drugs czar aims to reduce fears of violence spilling over the border.
Bloodshed in Acapulco as drug violence attacks become more erratic. President Calderon reshuffles his cabinet team and US border agent shoots 17 year old.
Motives remain unknown for the string of high profile murders in northern Mexico, as the La Familia cartel issues a truce and accuses the Federal Police of framing them for recent violence.
Anger grows over Marisela Escobedo’s assassination.
Kidnappings of USA-bound migrants on the rise.
A blow to the American Dream: US Senate rejects Dream Act. Prison break in Tamaulipas, 141 prisoners currently at large. Pipeline explosion in Puebla leaves at least 27 dead.
State of alert in Michaoachan as authorities went after the head of La Familia cartel.
UN climate change conference in Cancun concludes with agreement.
Wikileaks reveals US concern over Mexican strategy on the drug war.
‘Queen of the Pacific’ found not guilty of links to drug trafficking, awaits US extradition.
US Ambassador questions Mexican approach to quelling violence. ‘Narcotunnel’ discovered in Tijuana and confusion over fate of kidnapped senator.
Ex-governor of Colima, Jesus Silverio Cavazos was gunned down outside his home on Sunday. He died from his injuries in a private hospital shortly after the attack. President Calderon has…