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This video by a Columbia University neuroscientist​ might be the best case against the drug war ever made

Christopher Ingraham | The Washington Post - May 20, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9HMifCoSko "I grew up in the hood in Miami in a poor neighborhood. I came from a community in which drug use was prevalent. I kept a…

5 Mexico children detained over 6-year-old’s murder
Crime
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Crime
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5 Mexico children detained over 6-year-old’s murder

AFP - May 18, 2015

CIUDAD JUÁREZ, Mexico — Mexico sought answers Monday after five children aged 11 to 15 stoned, stabbed and buried a six-year-old boy, a shocking case that raised questions about…

Nuevo León region rebounds from drug-cartel barbarism to thriving foreign investment hub
Business
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Business
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Nuevo León region rebounds from drug-cartel barbarism to thriving foreign investment hub

Nacha Cattan | Bloomberg - May 10, 2015

MONTERREY, Mexico — The attack that burned 52 people to death at a casino in an upscale neighborhood was bad. But what really scared Idalia Villafana's customers…

Colombia to stop spraying Roundup on coca fields
Crime
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Crime
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Colombia to stop spraying Roundup on coca fields

AFP - May 9, 2015

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Colombian authorities must stop using the controversial herbicide glyphosate -- also known by its brand name Roundup -- to eradicate illicit coca plantations, President…

Death toll in Mexico drug cartel’s attack on chopper rises to 8
Crime
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Crime
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Death toll in Mexico drug cartel’s attack on chopper rises to 8

AFP - May 7, 2015

MEXICO CITY, Mexico — The death toll from a Mexican drug cartel's rocket-propelled grenade attack on an army helicopter rose to eight Thursday after a policewoman and…

New Generation cartel is Mexico’s latest menace
Crime
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Crime
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New Generation cartel is Mexico’s latest menace

Laurent Thomet | AFP - May 4, 2015

MEXICO CITY – Armed with rocket-propelled grenades to bring down an army helicopter and with ties to gangs as far afield as Asia, the Jalisco New Generation…

Military helicopter shot down as drug violence surges in western Mexico
Crime
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Crime
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Military helicopter shot down as drug violence surges in western Mexico

Joshua Partlow | The Washington Post - May 1, 2015

MEXICO CITY — Gunmen shot down a Mexican military helicopter Friday in the western state of Jalisco, killing three soldiers, and set fire to buses, blocked roads…

Embattled DEA chief to resign following ‘sex parties’ scandal
Drug War
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Drug War
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Embattled DEA chief to resign following ‘sex parties’ scandal

Ellen Nakashima | The Washington Post - April 21, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The head of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration is stepping down in mid-May, following revelations about "sex parties" involving prostitutes overseas and other…

Mexican cartel hangs banners after cop massacre
Crime
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Crime
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Mexican cartel hangs banners after cop massacre

AFP - April 14, 2015

GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Authorities told residents of Guadalajara on Tuesday to ignore banners allegedly hung around Mexico's second biggest city by a drug cartel that killed 15 police officers last…

15 Mexican police killed in gang ambush
Crime
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Crime
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15 Mexican police killed in gang ambush

Ulises Zamarroni | AFP - April 7, 2015

GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- At least 15 police officers were killed in an ambush by a gang in western Mexico, an official said Tuesday, in only the latest attack against…

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