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Tag Results for "Merida Initiative"

U.S. Attorney General Holder Set to Visit Mexico This Week

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Mexico to discuss with that country's top law enforcement officials ways to "deepen" bilateral cooperation on judicial matters, the Justice Department announced Monday. continue reading »

Secretary of State Nominee John Kerry Vows to Strengthen Ties with Mexico

Secretary of State nominee, Senator John Kerry, has vowed to strengthen ties with Mexico and assist in that country’s war on drugs. Kerry made his comments on Mexico during his confirmation hearings yesterday. continue reading »

Mexican “Vaccine” Against Heroin Addiction to be Ready in 5 Years

Mexico's government said a "vaccine" against heroin addiction, which it patented this week, will be ready for human use in roughly five years. During a working visit to the northern border city of Ciudad Juarez, Health Secretary Salomon Chertorivski said all the laboratory experiments have already been carried out on rats and "the next step is testing on humans." continue reading »

U.S. Diplomats Set to Travel to Mexico Today to Discuss Merida Accord

Deputy Secretary Bill Burns will visit Mexico August 15-17, 2011. Building upon President Calderon’s visit in March and the U.S.-Mexico Merida High-Level Consultative Group meeting co-chaired by the Secretary in April, the Deputy Secretary will advance the U.S.-Mexico strategic partnership in promoting democracy, security, and prosperity around the world. continue reading »

U.S. Delivers Black Hawk Helicopters to Mexico’s Federal Police

Today the Department of State delivered three Black Hawk UH-60M helicopters to the Government of Mexico’s Federal Police Force. These are among the most modern and effective helicopters in the world. continue reading »