As border tightens, some U.S.-Mexico neighbors reach across the fence
NACO, Mexico - Mexican activist Maria Elena Borquez takes up a paintbrush and daubs a bright splotch of color on the rusted steel fence separating the small Mexican town of Naco from a neighboring town in the United States.
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Former Guatemala President Alfonso Portillo extradited to U.S.
He's accused of using U.S. banks to launder millions of dollars in public funds he allegedly embezzled while in office. MEXICO CITY — Former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo was extradited Friday from his home country to the United States, where he faces long-standing charges that he used U.S. banks to launder millions of dollars in public funds that he allegedly embezzled while in office, according to U.S. officials and court documents.
Mexican Official Defends Accuracy of Data on Organized Crime
Interior Secretary Miguel Osorio Chong insisted that Mexico was making real progress in reducing organized crime killings.
Last Brother From Mexico's Arellano Felix Cartel Pleads Guilty in U.S.
Former Mexican drug lord Eduardo Arellano Felix, the last of four brothers captured or killed in connection with a once-powerful Tijuana-based cartel depicted in the Oscar-winning film "Traffic," pleaded guilty to U.S. drug charges on Friday.
Mexico: Far Fewer People Disappeared Than Feared
Mexico's top security official said Friday that far fewer people disappeared during Mexico's drug war than were feared when the government released a list of about 26,000 cases.