AMLO, Trump and Fast and Furious

On Monday, April 11, Mexican foreign relations minister, Marcelo Ebrard posted on Twitter a clarification on the diplomatic note the Mexican government had sent to the U.S. Embassy recently. The diplomatic note asks the U.S. government for information and documents pertaining to the ATF Fast and Furious operation that allowed U.S. guns to enter México… Read More AMLO, Trump and Fast and Furious

US Border Patrol and Customs Hotbed Of Corruption

It is generally understood that the US-Mexico border is the source of the drugs entering the country. It is the reason that many demand a wall along the southern border. According to a 2018 DEA Drug Assessment Report, the southern border remains the principal entry point for drugs, especially cocaine, heroin and fentanyl. The important… Read More US Border Patrol and Customs Hotbed Of Corruption

El Chapo To Spend the Rest of His Life in An American Prison

Unless you are living in black hole, then you likely know that on Tuesday, Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera will be spending the rest of his life in a seven-foot by twelve-foot concrete and steel cell. Some of you may want to point out that Chapo does not officially get sentenced until June. However, some of… Read More El Chapo To Spend the Rest of His Life in An American Prison

The Mexican Military Industrial Complex

Looking at the aerospace industry in México yesterday, we saw how México is growing its aerospace manufacturing prowess through strategic partnerships with manufacturers. We also noted how the Mexican military has embarked on the plan to reduce its military reliance on foreign equipment. The annual budget for the Mexican defense budget is expected to continue… Read More The Mexican Military Industrial Complex

Operation Intercept

On the afternoon of Sunday, September 21, 1969 the México-U.S. borders suddenly came to an abrupt standstill. The United States had launched Operation Intercept, a U.S. attempt to end the marihuana smuggling problem into the United States. The problem, like everything blamed on México, is that the drug problem in the United States was not… Read More Operation Intercept

A Clear Example of US Corruption in the Drug Trade

On Friday, March 4, 2016, The Guardian published an exclusive interview with Rosa Isela Guzmán Ortiz, Chapo Guzmán’s oldest daughter. Through The Guardian, the daughter levels many allegations against Mexican officials. This is par for the course when it comes to narco-politics. Because Mexican government involvement in narcotics, of which I am sure some exists,… Read More A Clear Example of US Corruption in the Drug Trade