US law enforcement say that they have discovered Mexican drug cartels' latest subterranean attempt to beat border security controls.
A US judge has authorized a psychological examination for Joaquin Guzman. Lawyers say El Chapo's mental state is deteriorating in the New York jail where he awaits trial on charges of trafficking from Mexico to the US.
Mexico's National Gendarmerie has a new mission: to protect the country's cultural heritage. But their influence over the 440,000 often ineffective and corrupt regional and state police officers is limited.
Rights groups have called on Mexican authorities to combat impunity, saying violence will continue "until that changes." With more than 100 journalists killed since 2000, Mexico is set to break another tragic record.
Brazilian police have thwarted the country's biggest attempted bank robbery. A gang of 16 people allegedly dug a sophisticated 600-meter tunnel equipped with lights.
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