Los Angeles Times

Friday, June 8, 2012 - 00:00
Promised work, the victims are usually taken to remote, unfamiliar areas, where they face harsh conditions they would never have agreed to and have little chance of escape.
Monday, June 4, 2012 - 00:00
In Mexico, at least 1,500 Sinaloa families in the Sierra Madre highlands have fled fighting between the Zetas gang and the Sinaloa drug cartel in the last month
Sunday, March 8, 2009 - 00:00
This oddly flat and, frankly, repellent book is certainly not confessional and is, in fact, less a memoir than it is an apologia for the brother Roberto quite obviously admires still
Sunday, February 8, 2009 - 00:00
Military officials say the 20 percent increase in desertions last year from the 2007 level is equally compelling evidence of their increasing battlefield dominance over the FARC
Monday, December 15, 2008 - 00:00
As part of my ongoing research into border issues, I have visited Juarez six times over the last two years. Each time I return, I see a populace under greater siege
Monday, October 27, 2008 - 00:00
Sales are down here and at scores of businesses across this western Mexico city. But this recession has nothing to do with stock-index dives on Wall Street, the weak peso or collapsing banks. This is a narco-recession.
Wednesday, August 13, 2008 - 00:00
An official in the Mexican attorney's general office said a supervisor and five agents are thought to have passed tips to smugglers in northern Sinaloa state for about three months.
Sunday, April 13, 2008 - 00:00
The farms in Lara state were taken over by army units at the request of the Chavez government's National Land Institute
Thursday, March 6, 2008 - 00:00
Many have wondered what the 26-year-old Mexican drama student was doing in a base led by the number two commander of Colombia's largest guerrilla group
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