Newly-elected President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the police and military to kill suspected drug dealers and users without due process.
And this one isn't about democracy, per se — it's about drugs.
Nancy Reagan blazed a new trail for first ladies, with policy positions that she pushed. Among her priorities were the 'Just Say No' program, which remains controversial to this day.
The New Hampshire primaries are over. All of the politicians and national media will pull up stakes and move on. But they're leaving behind a heroin epidemic that continues — and that is finally getting some attention.
Mexico has agreed to extradite notorious drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman, also known as El Chapo, to the US. Guzman was captured, for a third time, on Friday. Mexican officials have said contacts between actor Sean Penn and the notorious drug lord helped in the recapture. But Penn's interview and article in Rolling Stone have infuriated Mexican journalists.
Gisela Mota was murdered only hours after she was sworn into office as the new mayor of Temixco city in southern Mexico. She's one of about 70 mayors who have been killed in the past decade in Mexico.
Have you ever wondered what your prescription — and illegal — drugs look like? Really look like — up close and personal?
As the opiate crisis advances, many people who thought their child-rearing years were done are finding themselves stepping in to take care of young relatives.
A recent court ruling could put Mexico on a path to full legalization of marijuana. But don't light up a joint just yet.
Denis Villeneuve’s movie, 'Sicario,' gets much right about the borderlands, but crosses the line into exaggeration. A veteran border correspondent compares the film’s underworld to the one he knows.
At first glance Old Providence is paradise, a small Caribbean island with palm trees swaying in the breeze, white sands and emerald waters, untouched by mass tourism. But the island has a guilty secret — the huge number of people who have turned to drug-running and then disappeared.