Human Rights Watch: Mexico’s Corrupt Police, Military Implicated in Scores of “Enforced Disappearances”

February 21, 2013 in News

McClatchy Newspapers | Mexico said Wednesday that it had records of more than 27,000 cases of “disappeared people” that it would make public soon in an effort to clarify the circumstances under which they vanished. Lia Limon, the country’s deputy…

Under New President Peña Nieto, Mexico’s Security Strategy Shifts To Muzzle Press Coverage

January 31, 2013 in News

E. Eduardo Castillo Associated Press (via The Republic) January 31, 2013   MEXICO CITY — Two months after President Enrique Pena Nieto took office promising to reduce violent crime, the [...]

Scores of Mexican Police Detained for Links to Drug Cartels

January 20, 2013 in News

Al Jazeera | The army and state police had to take over security in both towns since the remaining municipal officers will undergo training and background checks to ensure that “links with criminal groups are eradicated”, the office of Sonia de la Garza Fragoso, Durango state attorney general, said in a statement.