WorldViews: mexico


Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Is the U.S. secretly backing a Mexican drug cartel? Probably not.

Five reasons to doubt stories about a secret U.S. deal with the Sinaloa cartel

By Max Fisher  |  03:22 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mexico

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 12/06/2013

This alarming map shows dozens of radioactive materials thefts and losses every year

Nuclear material is stolen or lost dozens of times every year. This map shows where.

By Max Fisher  |  10:30 AM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mexico

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 12/05/2013

The real danger of loose nuclear materials is accidents, not dirty bombs

A nuclear expert explains how worried we should be when nuclear materials go missing as they did in Mexico.

By Max Fisher  |  01:40 PM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mexico

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Barefoot Mexican kids take on San Antonio Spurs, and win

The San Antonio Spurs lost badly yesterday in Mexico City to a team of 4-foot-tall opponents.

By Nick Miroff  |  12:30 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mexico

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 08/13/2013

Mexico's plan to open up its oil sector is proving controversial at home

President Pe a Nieto wants to allow foreign firms to partner with Pemex for the first time since the 1930s.

By Max Fisher  |  01:17 PM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mexico

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 04/30/2013

Why Mexican opinion of the U.S. is at its most positive in years, in charts

Favorability, which dropped rapidly after the Arizona immigration law, has since recovered and then some.

By Max Fisher  |  11:15 AM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mexico

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 02/11/2013

Pope Benedict's resignation lauded as 'a great lesson' in Latin America

Across Latin America, the pope's announcement that he will step down at the end of the month is drawing official comment as well as some speculation that the next pope could come from the region.

By Juan Forero and Nick Miroff  |  03:40 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cuba, mexico, Religion, Venezuela

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 01/31/2013

Three ways U.S. immigration reform might impact Mexico

There would be some benefits for our neighbor to the south.

By Olga Khazan and Nick Miroff  |  02:42 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mexico

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 01/12/2013

Mexico's drug traffickers practice torture techniques on dogs

One dog named Lemon Pie is now running around on prosthetic legs.

By Olga Khazan  |  05:14 PM ET, 01/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mexico

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 11/09/2012

How marijuana legalization will affect Mexicos cartels, in charts

Cocaine, smuggling and other activities could fill the gap left by pot.

By Olga Khazan  |  04:24 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drugs, marijuana, mexico

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Indonesia earthquakes followed by two in Mexico: Are we experiencing more quakes than normal?

Are we experiencing more quakes than normal?

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:57 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Indonesia, Mexico, earthquakes, USGS

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 03/23/2012

Anonymous targets the Pope

The Mexican branch of the hacktivist collective has taken down at least two Web sites for the pontiff’s visit.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:50 AM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Mexico, Cuba, Pope Benedict XVI, Anonymous

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 03/20/2012

Mexico earthquake rattles buildings, residents

A major 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck 120 miles east of Acapulco on Mexico's Pacific coast.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:30 PM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Mexico, earthquake

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Jaime Zapata’s death: One year later, still many unanswered questions

The family of the slain ICE agent says they haven’t gotten answers about how and why their son died.

By William Booth  |  12:58 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Mexico, Jaime Zapata

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Major drug tunnel to Tijuana discovered at California border

U.S. authorities discovered a major cross-border tunnel Tuesday, the latest in a series of discoveries of secret passages used to smuggle drugs from Mexico.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:58 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Mexico, drug tunnel

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 09/27/2011

Zetas Killers group video calls for extermination of Mexican drug cartel

A group in Mexico identified as Los Mata Zetas, or the Zetas Killers, has recorded a video vowing to kill members of the Zetas drug cartel.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:50 PM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Mexico, drug war

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 09/26/2011

Mexican cartel decapitates Web commenter in latest string of Internet attacks

An Internet commenter was decapitated in the latest example of violence by drug cartels against those who speak out online.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:17 PM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Mexico, drug war, Internet