El Daily Post

Friday, January 22, 2016 - 07:15
A common argument used in defense of the Mando Único policing model is that it is easier to build 32 good state police forces than to reform the more than 1800 municipal police departments that exist across Mexico. That plausibly-sounding argument would be way stronger if state police forces were shining examples of reform and modernization.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 05:42
Last Thursday, three men were gunned down in Culiacan, the capital of the northwestern state of Sinaloa. Hardly a notable occurrence in that traditionally violent region of Mexico, except for one thing: one of the victims happened to be José Vicente Zambada, a nephew of Ismael El MayoZambada.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 07:09
Several people who were wrongly detained and allegedly tortured by Mexican police have been released after spending years in custody, human rights groups said Thursday.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 06:27
Illegal flights coming south into Mexico from the United States are currently invisible to Mexican security forces. That could change soon.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 06:46
Tougher U.S. border policies are a wrong-headed approach, since research shows that the border fence has the unintended effect of keeping migrants in the United States. U.S. policymakers should perhaps declare victory and move past security issues to fix a broken immigration law.
Monday, August 10, 2015 - 06:34
If it seems like 2015 has been especially violent in Mexico City, that’s because it has been. The number of murders committed in the capital in the first six months of the year is the highest since 1999, and more than 15 percent higher than last year.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 06:32
Citing a variety of factors and government measures, experts say immigration is no longer a cause for alarm. Illegal border crossing is down and many who cross immediately turn themselves requesting asylum.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 06:33
Miguel Ángel Mancera vowed to do everything possible to find the culprits who murdered journalist Rubén Espinosa and four others on Friday. Mancera — the Mexico City attorney general before becoming mayor — said he was determined to make sure justice is done.
Monday, August 3, 2015 - 06:05
Researchers say the non-U.S.-made weapons flowing across the border into Mexico may account for at least a quarter of the illegal guns in Mexico, and maybe more than half. They also see a way for President Obama to stop the gun-runners without having to deal with Congress.
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 04:54
It’s not just organized crime members and common criminals who are robbing and extorting Central American migrants in Mexico. About one in five of the crimes against one of the most vulnerable populations in the nation is committed by the police and the military.