President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner flies to Mexico to begin an official two-day visit to the country, where she will be meeting with Mexican President Felipe Calderón, as well as conducting other activities.
Once praised lavishly by the United States for waging a war on drugs, Mexico's last two presidents now say legalizing them may be the best way to end the rising violence the US-backed campaign has unleashed.
President Felipe Calderon declared three days of mourning and demanded a crackdown on drugs in the United States after armed men torched a casino in northern Mexico, killing at least 52 people.
Mexico's new president today unveiled his strategy to curb drug-related violence that blighted the rule of his predecessor, announcing special units to combat kidnapping and extortion and promising to focus more on crime prevention.
Mexico has charged seven officials, including three members of the country's organized-crime unit, with providing information on government raids and investigations to the country's most powerful drug gang.
Mexican President Felipe Calderón has one non-urgent item pending on his agenda in the dying days of his presidency - he wants to change his country's name.
Enrique Peña Nieto took over as Mexican president today, offering a shot at redemption for the party that shaped modern Mexico if he can bring about an end to years of violence and economic underperformance.
Seven decapitated bodies that had been chopped into pieces and burnt were left on a highway in western Mexico today in an apparent drug gang killing, the government said.
The Mexican navy has arrested 35 members of the federal police force on suspicion of working for one of the country's most notorious drug gangs, the Zetas.
Mexico's Congress approved a long-awaited law to crack down on money laundering in a bid to attack the finances of the country's powerful drug cartels.
Mexico has captured a leader of the country's Gulf Cartel in one of the highest-profile arrests in months in President Felipe Calderón's war on drug gangs.
The head of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development on urged Mexico's President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto to support a proposed labor reform put before Congress by outgoing President Felipe Calderón.
More than 30 inmates have escaped from a prison in northern Mexico on the border with the United States, authorities in the state of Coahuila said.
The US ambassador to Mexico has resigned, the State Department said, after a public dispute with Mexican President Felipe Calderón over Mexico's handling of efforts to combat drug trafficking.
Pope Benedict landed in Mexico promising to send out a strong message against drug cartels in a country convulsed by a surge in gang violence over the past five years.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon was warned during the early years of his administration of a credible threat to assassinate him while he was in the presidential jet, Mexican media reported today.
Mexican President Felipe Calderón pledged to improve his government's rocky relations with Cuba and seek new trade opportunities when he arrived for a short visit to the communist island.