Hector Tobar

Monday, June 17, 2013 - 00:00
In the end, you can't understand modern Mexico - and whether it really is "midnight" there - by simply looking at its crime blotters
Friday, December 5, 2008 - 00:00
A reporter who left after 9/11 to work in Argentina, Mexico and elsewhere returns to a nation that now seems more like those others.
Wednesday, July 9, 2008 - 00:00
Illegal immigrants are ferried through this once unspoiled natural kingdom where drug traffickers land planes in fields carved from ancient forests
Sunday, May 18, 2008 - 00:00
Details also have emerged on the extent to which Mexico's drug organizations rely on former army soldiers and serving policemen
Saturday, February 23, 2008 - 00:00
Castro did not win his battle against U.S. "imperialism," a struggle that has impoverished and isolated his people. But he did stick around long enough to see Washington's grip on the region weaken
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 - 00:00
Officers in the border towns are removed from duty by troops and searched for evidence that might link them to drug cartels.
Thursday, January 17, 2008 - 00:00
Calderon picks his chief of staff for the top Cabinet post, a traditional springboard to the presidency.
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 - 00:00
Few locals miss the train, which stopped operating in July. But for the Central American immigrants who pass through southern Mexico on a desperate, 1,200-mile odyssey to the United States, the line's closure is a disaster
Tuesday, November 6, 2007 - 00:00
Alvaro Colom, a center-left businessman, won Guatemala's presidential election Sunday in a vote that was in many ways a referendum on this country's fragile and besieged democracy
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 - 00:00
It would be the largest U.S. aid package to Latin America since 2000