Firearms From U.s. Used In Mexico Drug Violence

Firearms from U.S. used in Mexico drug violence

The TakeawayFirearms from U.S. used in Mexico drug violencemsnbc.comSoldiers at a military base in Mexico City use torches and hammers to destroy some of the 90000 weapons the Mexican government says it has seized in the last four years. Mexican cartels are taking advantage of US gun laws to buy thousands of weapons ...US guns fuel Mexico drug violenceFox News115 guns sold at Houston man's stores seized by Mexican police in last two yearsDallas Morning NewsMexican cartels wielding American weaponsWashington PostIndependent -AOL Newsall 36 news articles »

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  • Monthly Mexico Media Roundup: Economic Growth and Continued Drugwar Violence
    January, the first month of 2013 and the second month of Enrique Peña Nieto’s presidency, passed with a barrage of news about two topics: the health of the economy and drugwar violence. Both topics are themes with which Mexico’s previous president, Felipe Calderon, had become accustomed to talking about by the end of his term. More
  • Jenni Rivera linked to drug cartel, witness says
    On the one month anniversary of Jenni Rivera’s death, new details are emerging about the alleged involvement that “La Diva de la Banda” had with a drug cartel in Mexico. More
  • Peña Nieto team decries past drug cartel strategy — and keeps it
    Going after the cartel kingpins made the problem worse, say aides to Mexico's new president. But killing it would jeopardize significant U.S. funding. More
  • Senate panel backs e-mail privacy bill
    A Senate committee approved a measure Thursday that would require law enforcement agencies to obtain a court-approved search warrant before reviewing any e-mail or other electronic content. The measure would close what privacy advocates describe as a loophole in the law in which Internet service providers such as Yahoo and Google may turn over e-mail older than six months if authorities obtain a subpoena, which does not require a judge’s approval. More
  • Law Enforcement Officer Deaths: 72 Killed In Line Of Duty Last Year
    The FBI says that 72 law enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty last year, up from 56 the year before. An additional 53 officers died in accidents, and 54,774 officers were assaulted in the line of duty. More
  • Bodies hanging from Mexico overpasses: Powerful drug cartels are back to their old tactics
    An unprecedented wave of violence has overtaken the Mexico state of Zacatecas, where four drug cartels are fighting to control territory.
    11/29/2021 - 6:28 am | View Link
  • Moreno: Unsecured southern border invites problems including 'terrorist' drug cartels
    Everybody told me I was out of my mind to cross the border without security. However, I have always believed that you can’t solve problems until you identify them first and call them what they are, so ...
    11/28/2021 - 8:53 pm | View Link
  • U.S.-Mexico Bilateral Law Enforcement Meeting Focuses on Human Smuggling, Firearms Trafficking
    The two delegations discussed how they could build on and further strengthen existing coordination of enforcement efforts.
    11/28/2021 - 1:54 pm | View Link
  • Curbing illicit firearms trade crucial to success of US-Mexico security deal
    Conceived under the acceptance of shared responsibility for the problems of drug trafficking, addiction, and violence in both countries, the recently proposed “U.S.-Mexico Bicentennial Framework for ...
    11/25/2021 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Mexico’s drug war uses drones, human shields, gunships
    The Mexican government is rapidly running out of tools to control the expansion of the feared Jalisco cartel on the front lines of Mexico’s narco war in the western state ...
    11/25/2021 - 2:01 am | View Link
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  • Mexican drug war
    A U.S. Senate report from the permanent subcommittee for investigations revealed in July 2012 that HSBC – one of Europe's biggest banks- moved $7 billion in bulk cash from Mexico to the U.S., most of it suspected to assist Mexican drug lords and U.S. drug cartels in moving money to the U.S. While money laundering problems at HSBC have been ...
    11/27/2021 - 2:14 pm | View Website
  • Curbing Illicit Firearms Trade Crucial To Success Of US ...
    Conceived under the acceptance of shared responsibility for the problems of drug trafficking, addiction, and violence in both countries, the recently proposed “U.S.-Mexico Bicentennial Framework for Security, Public Health, and Safe Communities” intends to consider new strategies to stop firearms sold in the United States from reaching Mexico.
    11/27/2021 - 12:55 pm | View Website
  • Firearms regulation in Mexico
    Gun politics and laws in Mexico covers the role firearms play as part of society within the limits of the United Mexican States. Current legislation sets the legality by which members of the armed forces, law enforcement and private citizens may acquire, own, possess and carry firearms; covering rights and limitations to individuals—including hunting and shooting sport participants, property ...
    11/24/2021 - 3:05 am | View Website
  • Oklahoma Man Pleads Guilty To Trafficking Firearms Parts ...
    “The cooperation among local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies and the government of Mexico is the foundation for combating cross-border firearms trafficking,” said Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) New Orleans Field Division Special Agent in Charge Kurt Thielhorn.
    11/19/2021 - 5:51 pm | View Website
  • Curbing illicit firearms trade crucial to success of US ...
    MEXICO CITY (CN) — In order to fulfill its promise of addressing the root causes of drug violence, addiction, and human trafficking, the proposed security deal between the United States and Mexico must create a more transparent and responsible firearms trade north of the border, according to Mexico’s foreign affairs ministry.
    11/6/2021 - 11:43 am | View Website
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