Wednesday Aug 6
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
(ALBUQUERQUE) Mexican National Convicted on Heroin Trafficking Charges
AUG 06 A federal jury returned a verdict earlier today finding Miguel Bustamante-Conchas, 39, a Mexican national with legal permanent resident status in the United States, guilty on heroin trafficking charges after a six-day trial, announced U.S. Attorney Damon P. Martinez and Special Agent in Charge Will R. Glaspy of the DEA's El Paso Field ... (more)
Off the Grid
When you look at the area along the border," says Rose Garcia, "what you see is a third-world country."
Yucatan and France
You can walk down Paseo de Montejo in downtown Merida and see the French influence in the architecture the ornate wrought-iron banisters and window protectors, the beautiful molding on the old mansions, the structure and dignity of the mansions themselves.
The Pastry War: How a French Bakery Caused a War in Mexico
In 1838, in what may be the silliest war in history, France invaded Mexico--all because of a French pastry shop.
Inside Bay Area
Confidential informant sues Richmond police, three officers saying he was shot after being outed
A decade ago, Jose Hernandez got a DUI in Richmond. He cut a deal with police to dismiss his case if he worked as an informant, setting up drug deals and introducing the dealers to undercover officers, his attorney said.