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North America Security

How El Chapo distracts from Mexico’s main problems

The ‘El Chapo’ capture, it turns out, is not only a morale and political boost for the ailing President Nieto, it is also developing into a public telenovela with an

Latin America Security

Insecurity remains in Mexico despite cartel arrests

Despite recent high-profile cartel arrests, violence and insecurity are likely to continue in Mexico due to power vacuums and infighting, as well as the continued weakness of the state to assert

North America Security

Mexico’s security situation worsens

Despite significant efforts by the Nieto government, Mexico has been unable to curb the influence of organised crime and establish security across the country. The disappearance of 43 students is