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Customs and Border Protection announce achievements

U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Arizona released 2013 fiscal year achievements in its work to secure the border.

January 31, 2014 8:45 pm

US, Mexico using wrong strategy to fight drug cartels

The U.S. government has spent $1.6 billion to help Mexico end a war between drug cartels that has killed 63,000 people south of our border in the past six years.

April 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

DEA: 3,780 in Mexican drug cartels arrested over 2 years

WASHINGTON — The Drug Enforcement Administration says a two-year series of investigations targeting the Sinaloa and Juarez drug cartels and violent street gangs has resulted in 3,780 arrests and the seizure of some 375,000 pounds of drugs.

December 07, 2012 9:12 pmLoading…

Rocky Point death toll hits 6 in Thurs. shootings

Gunbattles that broke out in Puerto Peñasco on Thursday evening left at least six people dead, including at least one police officer.

July 21, 2012 12:00 am

HSBC exec to step down after report of drug, terror links

WASHINGTON — The head of compliance at Europe’s largest bank resigned from his position and apologized Tuesday after a Senate investigation found HSBC had lax controls that exposed it to money laundering and terrorist financing.

July 17, 2012 9:04 pmLoading…

Chandler cops: Cartel behind Oct. beheading

Drug traffickers based in Nogales, Sonora, had ordered the murder of a man found beheaded in Chandler on Oct. 10, say police reports released this week.

March 05, 2011 12:00 am

US alert mentions Nogales 2 times

The border city of Nogales, Sonora, is mentioned twice in the U.S. Department of State's updated travel alert for Mexico.

February 24, 2010 12:00 am Related Loading…

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