Tag: Drug war

Mexico/Organised crime: 18 killed as drug gangs attack army bases

Mexican authorities said that the army had gunned down 18 suspected drug gang members on Tuesday when the latter tried to blockade two army garrisons in the Mexican border states of Tamaulipas and Nuevo Leon. One Mexican soldier was reportedly wounded during the…

Changing tack in drug war

FROM THE ECONOMIST INTELLIGENCE UNIT Alarmed by the escalation of violent crime in Mexico, Washington and Mexico City are looking to adjust the ways in which they collaborate on drugs and security issues. A high-level visit by US Secretary of…