In this inaugural episode of the AMU Disaster Crew podcast, we speak with with Sylvia Longmire about how COVID-19 is affecting life at the US-Mexico border.
Due to kidnappings and violence in Mexico, the State Department has issued a Level 4 “Do Not Travel” warning for several Mexican states.
Mexican security forces killed seven more members of a presumed cartel assault force that rolled into a town near the border and staged an hour-long attack.
President Trump made a stunning announcement in which he vowed to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist groups. There are far-reaching implications.
In many areas, the Mexican government long ago relinquished effective control of whole towns, cities and regions to the drug cartels.
President Trump made a statement which seemingly unraveled the entire legal foundation for several of his administration’s immigration and asylum policies.
Everybody knows the profitability of cocaine to Mexican drug cartels, but they are now making up to $250,000 per kilogram of something else—fish bladders.
Mexico: Presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador (a.k.a. AMLO) is testing the idea of providing amnesty to members of Mexican drug cartels.
Analysis: The global banking titan HSBC was fined a record-breaking $1.9 billion in 2012 for helping Mexican drug cartels launder money.