After speaking with TIME, Mexico’s President-elect, Enrique Peña Nieto, visits the White House Tuesday amid new Hispanic clout but new uncertainties about issues like the drug war
The landmark passage of amendments in Colorado and Washington State legalizing marijuana is a turning point in the global conversation on drugs
Cartel warriors now carry shoulder-fired launchers that can take down helicopters — and reach across the U.S. border. Should they be redefined as terrorists and rebels instead of just gangsters?
Today’s essential reading: a fishing dispute threatens bilateral relations between India and Sri Lanka, the South Korean government has been ordered to pay $2 million to a man wrongly imprisoned as a North Korean spy for 15 …
India’s Prime Minister flees another crisis, Mexicans loose faith in police reform and China outlines its booming mineral resources-driven business in North Korea.
A closer inspection of Greece’s austerity program, controversial take on U.S.-Pakistan relations and Mexico’s Supreme Court pleases human rights activists
While a real conversation over gun control in the U.S. is a domestic nonstarter, neighboring countries end up suffering from lax American laws
It will be almost five months before Enrique Peña Nieto is sworn in as Mexico’s new President. But will it be enough time for him to figure out what to do with the country’s dire economic and security problems?
With director Oliver Stone’s penchant for unhinged narco-mayhem, Savages, based on Don Winslow’s 2010 novel, is likely to illustrate why keeping weed illegal no longer makes legal, fiscal or even moral sense.
Enrique Peña Nieto has issued several proposals about battling the plague of narcoterrorism. But he hasn’t yet said how he will deal with the a key element of the crisis: the corrupting influence of money
In today’s news: How did Yasser Arafat die? And why Marxism is on the rise.
Today’s picks: Mexico declares emergency over renewed bird flu outbreak, a new report condemns Syria’s “state policy of torture,” and the Burmese parliament prepares to reshape its economy, following half a century of military rule.
Mexico’s President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto took up the centrist mantle of his Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) — which once stood for little more than amassing power (and keeping it for over seven decades) — and …