Patrick Corcoran

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 - 00:00
La suposicion esencial para este tipo de analisis es que Mexico sufre de una insurgencia, pero eso no es cierto
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 - 00:00
A new report by Sinaloa news magazine Riodoce, reprinted by Proceso, says that a recent wave of murders in Culiacan, Sinaloa state capital, is a result of the Zetas' incursion into the state
Friday, December 2, 2011 - 00:00
It's also worth considering another possibility: the figures are so paltry because anti-money laundering (AML) efforts are exceedingly difficult
Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 00:00
Today, there are a host of new players and competing alliances contributing to the sense of anarchy in Guadalajara
Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 00:00
The death of one of Mexican President Felipe Calderon's most trusted drug war lieutenants, Jose Francisco Blake Mora, in a helicopter crash has triggered a round of feverish speculation about the causes of the crash.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - 00:00
The FBI government has released its 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment, which undermines scaremongering by those who warn of an "invasion" of Mexican criminal gangs in U.S. cities.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 00:00
Taken together, the picture is one of a nation growing slightly more violent, with the violence growing significantly more dispersed
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 00:00
The number of 'narco-refugees,' Mexicans trying to escape drug violence by seeking asylum in the US, increased almost 50-fold from 2006 to 2008.
Friday, October 14, 2011 - 00:00
Mexico's army arrested a high-ranking member of the Zetas gang, though not 'Z-40' as was initially reported, triggering gun battles across the northern city of Saltillo as his underlings attempted to rescue him.
Friday, October 7, 2011 - 00:00
According to many analysts, the mayhem in the region is likely to worsen