Robin Emmott

Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 00:00
Romo, 42, is accused of helping to kidnap two elderly people and depositing the ransom payment in his bank account.
Tuesday, January 4, 2011 - 00:00
Mexico is limping back from a punishing recession while drug war killings continue to climb.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 00:00
Since the death of Cardenas, cartel roadblocks and gunfights have intensified across Matamoros and nearby Reynosa and Monterrey.
Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 00:00
Almost four years on, it would seem Amnesty, the U.N. and a host of other rights groups were right.
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 00:00
Stunned by rising violence in Mexico's drug war, people laid marigolds on the graves of its victims and lit candles on altars as they celebrated the Day of the Dead
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - 00:00
The people of Ciudad Juarez are starting to lose all hope. When gunmen burst into a birthday party on Friday and killed 14 people, the horrific act should have at least shocked Mexican authorities into action. But even the sight of blood running out of a
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 - 00:00
Once an oasis of calm, Mexico's richest city has become a central battleground in the country's increasingly bloody drug war as cartels open fire on city streets and throw grenades onto busy highways.
Friday, January 15, 2010 - 00:00
The Gulf cartel as well as its hitmen often refer to themselves as "The Company" -- and not without reason
Friday, January 15, 2010 - 00:00
They have grown into some of the most lucrative criminal enterprises ever. Here are some facts on the top traffickers
Friday, January 15, 2010 - 00:00
Following is a timeline of the key events in the U.S. war on drugs in Latin America