Marijuana and coca crop eradication has been performed since the 1970s in Colombia without any real impact on the drug trade; Trump looks to reinstate it.
From IHS Columnist – Sylvia Longmire
For Americans under the age of 50, a drug overdoses is now the leading cause of death - and we can blame heroin, fentanyl and other opioid drugs.
Now that El Chapo Guzmán has been extradited to the U.S., prosecutors are beginning to understand the huge proportions that the legal case against him will take.
The US-Mexico border debate: Texas residents are now preparing for what they anticipate will be a long and vicious fight.
The proposed 2018 budget calls for an increase in DHS budget by 6 percent, up to $43.8 billion – while cutting the Coast Guard's budget by 14 percent.
Few issues have been as controversial in minority and immigrant communities as the growth of private prisons in the United States.
Mexico’s drug war continues to boil south of the border, and recent internal discord within El Chapo's Sinaloa cartel could be foreshadowing the next big battle for territory and cross-border corridor control.
Trump orders "a contiguous, physical wall or other similarly secure, contiguous, and impassable physical barrier" along the US-Mexico border. Who pays?
Extradition: Notorious Mexican kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán was put on a plane under the cover of night and flown from Mexico to New York on the night of Jan. 19, 2017.
The Cartel de Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG) is reportedly the largest criminal group in Mexico. Sylvia Longmire offers detailed analysis.