Wednesday, July 24, 2024

President Obama Heading to Mexico

Today President Barack Obama heads to Mexico City to meet with Mexican President Felipe Calderón before traveling to Trinidad and Tobago for the fifth Summit of the Americas. Obama will be the first American president to visit the Mexican capital since Bill Clinton did 12 years ago. The meeting’s top issue will be drug violence and […]

Hillary Takes "Co-Responsibility" in Trip to Mexico

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday that America’s “insatiable” demand for illegal drugs and the inability to stop weapons-smuggling into Mexico are only helping to escalate the violence along the U.S.-Mexico border. Clinton said, “I feel very strongly we have co-responsibility”, referring to the United States’ “insatiable” demand for illegal drugs and the inability […]

Obama Administration Lays Out U.S.-Mexico Plan

Yesterday, Homeland Security Secretary  Janet Napolitano delivered the Obama administration’s plan to deal with drug-related violence in Mexico by sending 500 more federal (agents to the U.S.-Mexico border and also address the issue of  U.S.-purchased guns being smuggled south by violent drug cartels. The announcement included a comprehensive outline of how $700 million approved by […]