Hours before the end of Mexico's presidential campaign period Wednesday night, the ruling party's candidate made an unexpected proposal before a crowd of cheering supporters.
President Barack Obama and the visiting leaders of Mexico and Canada on Monday pledged joint efforts to combat drug cartels in Mexico and expand international trade, including support for Canada and Mexico joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Monday met with Mexican President Felipe Calderon and three candidates vying to replace him.
Mexico's president called on U.S. officials to stop gun trafficking across the border Thursday, saying the move would be the best thing Americans could do to stop brutal drug violence.
Mexico's president defended his drug war strategy Sunday, pledging to continue his fight against organized crime.
The helicopter crash in Mexico that killed Interior Minister Jose Francisco Blake Mora and all seven other people aboard shows no evidence of an explosion, a Mexican official said Saturday.
As Mexican President Felipe Calderon mourned the loss of his top minister in the nation's war against drug cartels, he pledged that the investigation into Friday's helicopter crash that killed the Cabinet member and all seven others aboard would be transparent and timely.
Mexico's interior minister, Jose Francisco Blake Mora, was killed in a helicopter crash Friday.
Mexico will accelerate the purge of corrupt elements within its federal attorney general's office, President Felipe Calderon said Friday, as he reaffirmed his conviction to fight the country's drug cartels with all the nation's might.
Five gang members have confessed to involvement in last week's torching of a casino in Monterrey in which 52 people were killed, Nuevo Leon Gov. Rodrigo Medina de la Cruz told reporters Monday.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon condemned Friday the torching of a Monterrey casino that killed at least 52 people as "the most serious attack on civil society that the country has seen in a long time."
Mexican troops fanned out across the border state of Tamaulipas this weekend, taking over security operations in half the state's cities and towns.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon defended his anti-drug policy on Thursday, saying he regrets that many people have died in its wake, but would not apologize for having sent federal forces into the streets to combat crime.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon says he confronted U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the shooting death of a Mexican by a U.S. Border Patrol agent.
The homicide rate in Mexico's most violent city -- Ciudad Juarez -- is down, according to Mexican President Felipe Calderon, but some residents of the city are not convinced.
It's a question that will probably never be answered: Would guns have made a difference?
Mexican President Felipe Calderon visits Washington to meet with President Obama. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon and U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday praised each other for increased cooperation on border security and commerce issues after talks at the White House that covered drug cartels, immigration, and other topics.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon travels to Washington on Thursday to meet with President Barack Obama, U.S. House Speaker John Boehner and others during a two-day visit likely to include discussions on organized crime, immigration and commerce.
CNN's Thelma Gutierrez reports cartel violence is forcing Mexican families to flee towns along the Texas border.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon on Saturday ordered the Army to send four battalions of soldiers to the country's northern borderlands, the site of increasing violence fueled by the drug trade.
More than 30,100 people have died in drug-related violence since Mexican President Felipe Calderon began a crackdown on cartels, the country's attorney general said.
An American man is under suspicion of being a kingpin in the Mexican narco-trafficking scene. Gary Tuchman reports.
As criticism of his war on organized crime mounts, Mexican President Felipe Calderon is under increasing pressure to introduce a new security policy.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon has asked the nation's Senate to amend the law so that military suspects would be liable in civilian courts for cases involving forced disappearances, torture and rape.
As Mexico approaches its bicentennial, Mexico's president says his country is fighting significant security problems -- many of which are fueled by U.S. policies.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon has a new Twitter account name -- FelipeCalderon. Not terribly catchy but an improvement over his previous moniker -- presidente_FC.
Mexican authorities have had significant successes against drug traffickers, President Felipe Calderon said in his fourth annual state-of-the-nation speech Thursday, noting that three major kingpins have been captured or killed in the past year.
A high school football star is accused of being a Mexican drug kingpin.
Mexican investigators have asked diplomats from El Salvador, Honduras, Ecuador and Brazil to help identify the bodies of 72 presumed migrants discovered at a ranch in northeast Mexico.
More than 28,000 people have died in drug violence in Mexico since President Felipe Calderon took office in December 2006 and stepped up the fight against organized crime, the nation's intelligence and national security director said Tuesday.
Mexican federal police officers are attacked by an explosive projectile during a shootout.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon promised federal aid to three states after torrential rains soaked the area, leaving at least 15 dead and forcing the evacuation of thousands.
Mexico's leading opposition party appeared poised Monday to capture most of the 12 governorships at stake in Sunday's elections, preliminary results show.
Mexicans in 15 states will head to the polls Sunday in elections that are widely considered to be a referendum on Mexican President Felipe Calderon's strategy of fighting drug cartels and organized crime.
Egidio Torre Cantu, brother of slain Mexican gubernatorial candidate Rodolfo Torre Cantu, was chosen by the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, to take his place on the ballot, a PRI official told CNN.
Fifteen suspects were killed Tuesday in a shootout with soldiers in the tourist town of Taxco, Mexico, the national defense secretary said in a news release.
Mexican authorities have suspended their investigation into the disappearance of a former presidential candidate after his family asked authorities to stand back from the case, the attorney general's office announced Saturday.
President Obama hosts Mexican president Felipe Calderon and his wife at a state dinner in Washington.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon addressed two of America's most contentious political issues during a speech to the U.S. Congress Thursday, asking for a return of the assault weapons ban and blasting Arizona's controversial new immigration law as a "terrible" endorsement of racial profiling.
A look back at President Obama's state dinner for Mexican President Felipe Calderon.
Mexico's Pres. Felipe Calderon talks with CNN's Wolf Blitzer about Mexico's latest violence and his own safety.
Politically sensitive issues such as immigration, border security, drug trafficking and trade took center stage in Washington on Wednesday as President Obama welcomed his Mexican counterpart, Felipe Calderon, to the White House.
Last week, it was Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai getting the Washington treatment -- and the pledges of long-term U.S. commitment.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to Mexico on Tuesday for meetings with President Felipe Calderon and other top Mexican officials on narcotics trafficking and border security.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon is scheduled to make his third visit in a little over a month Tuesday to the troubled border city of Juarez, where three people associated with the U.S. Consulate were killed over the weekend.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon vowed Wednesday that his government "will act to the maximum of our capabilities" to restore order to the violent border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon will return to Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, for the second time in as many weeks on Wednesday morning, a spokesman for the municipal police department said.
On a visit to the border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, President Felipe Calderon apologized to the families of 15 people killed in a massacre last month and promised residents that their input would form part of the strategy against drug-related violence.
The rapid thud-thud-thud of military choppers overhead on Wednesday was the first thing to catch the attention of the residents of Cuernavaca, a city south of Mexico City known as a retreat for city-dwellers and tourists alike.
The DEA intelligence chief says the recent killing of a prominent Mexican drug lord is quite significant.
Mexico's arrest of drug cartel suspects has become fairly commonplace. On Thursday, it was six suspected members of La Familia, based in Michoacan. A day earlier, it was a man identified as a top leader of the ruthless Zetas.
Gunmen shot dead the No. 2 security official and three others Wednesday in the home state of Mexican President Felipe Calderon, a government spokesman said.
Armando Chavarria Barrera became the latest sad note Thursday in a dirge Mexico has been humming bitterly for nearly three years.
CNN's Michael Ware reports from Mexico about that nation's most powerful & dangerous drug cartel.
One small slice Monday of Mexican President Felipe Calderon's war on drug cartels: two shootouts on the streets of two cities; a man and a woman ambushed in their car; at least four people dead; three soldiers wounded, one of them gravely.
A suspected drug cartel lieutenant was in charge of a plot to kill Mexican President Felipe Calderon, Mexican government officials said.
President Obama arrived Sunday evening in Guadalajara, Mexico's second-largest city, for a day and a half of talks with Mexican President Felipe Calderon and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
It has nothing to do with Michael Jackson or Sarah Palin, but there's a big story brewing south of the border to which Americans should pay close attention.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon's ruling party paid the price for a weak economy in midterm elections as the opposition Revolutionary Institutional Party rolled to victories in the lower legislative house as well as state and local posts.
Mexican voters headed to the polls Sunday for nationwide midterm elections, seen by many analysts as a referendum on Mexican President Felipe Calderon's performance.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon will wake up a lame duck Monday. How lame will depend largely on nationwide midterm elections Sunday.
More than two dozen Mexican public servants, including 10 mayors and several police chiefs, allegedly linked to illicit drugs and organized crime were arrested in simultaneous raids in Michoacan state, its governor said.
Reviving a ban on assault weapons and more strictly enforcing existing gun laws could help tamp down drug violence that has run rampant on the U.S.-Mexican border, President Obama said Thursday.
President Barack Obama is on a trip to Latin America, where he seeks to engage in talks with the region's leaders.
An alleged drug trafficker suspected of an attack on a U.S. consulate and killing Mexican soldiers has been arrested, Mexican President Felipe Calderon announced Friday, according to the state news agency.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon announced the resignations Tuesday of three high-level government officials, most notably Communications and Transport Secretary Luis Tellez Kuenzler.
A mayor in Mexican President Felipe Calderon's home state was ambushed and killed by a group of heavily armed men as he returned to his house, news reports said.
President-elect Barack Obama met Monday afternoon with Mexican President Felipe Calderon in the first face-to-face talks of the incoming U.S. leader with a foreign head of state.
Ralitsa Vassileva reports on Monday's meeting between Mexican President Calderon and U.S. President-elect Obama.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon outlined a series of economic recovery measures Wednesday, including freezing gasoline prices for the rest of the year and lowering natural gas prices by 10 percent.
CNN's Casey Wian reports on drug cartel violence in Mexico and Lou Dobbs speaks to co-authors of an investigative report.
More than 11,500 public servants have been suspended or fined for corruption during the past two years, the Mexican government said.
President Felipe Calderon named Fernando Francisco Gomez Mont as his new interior minister Monday to replace the Cabinet member who died in a plane crash last week.
Mexican Interior Minister Juan Camilo Mourino is among eight people killed when their small plane crashed in central Mexico City.
The death toll in a plane crash that claimed the life of Mexico's interior minister and two other high-ranking officials has risen to 13, Mexico City prosecutor Miguel Angel Mancera said Wednesday, according to Mexico's state-run Notimex news agency.
Mexican Interior Minister Juan Camilo Mourino and two other top government officials were among eight people killed Tuesday when their small plane crashed in central Mexico City, President Felipe Calderon told the nation.
Months of ferocious debate in the legislature and in the streets end with a watered down law. But it is a first step in allowing foreign interests back into the nationalized oil industry
Mexican President Felipe Calderon laid out a plan Wednesday to help his country avoid or mitigate the effects of the economic uncertainty besetting other nations.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon laid out a plan Wednesday to help his country avoid or mitigate the effects of the economic uncertainty besetting other nations.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon Tuesday sent Congress a security plan intended to cut the influence of narcotics traffickers.
CNN's Harris Whitbeck reports that Mexicans are demanding action against a rise in kidnappings.
Federal officers rescued two kidnap victims and arrested 20 members of a major kidnapping gang in a daring operation Tuesday near Mexico City, Mexican federal police said.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon met with the country's 32 governors Thursday to create a plan to combat the nation's staggering rise in crime and kidnappings.
Mexican troops seize weapons, drugs during a raid of a child's party to apprehend suspected cartel members. CNN's Casey Wian reports.
The fight against narcotraffickers is showing good results, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said, a day after authorities linked 38 deaths nationwide to the drug war.
The commander of Mexico City's investigative police force was shot and killed Friday morning as he left his home, authorities said.
Mexico's federal police chief was shot to death early Thursday in a northwestern Mexico City neighborhood, the country's public safety department said.
The apparent assassination of a Mexican police leader is the tenth federal killing in three weeks. Casey Wian reports.
A deadly blast in Mexico City raises fears that Mexican drug cartels are adopting the tactics of their Colombian allies
Many immigrants sent by the U.S. back to Mexico have little real connection with the country. Now Mexico is trying to help with "humane repatriation"
Once, drug gangs mostly fought each other, now they're joining forces to wage open warfare on the government
Mexican President Felipe Calderon Sunday demanded the United States surrender its sovereignty, abandon the rule of law and accede to Mexico's inherent supremacy.
Felipe Calderon took the oath of office on December 1 as Mexico's president amid jeers and chaos in a divisive Mexican Congress and as protests erupted elsewhere in Mexico City.
Conservative Felipe Calderon won by a narrow margin Thursday in Mexico's presidential election, but leftist rival Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador claimed there were irregularities and vowed to fight the results in court.
A final count gave conservative Felipe Calderon a razor-thin victory Thursday in Mexico's presidential election after four days of uncertainty.
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