Homegrown, Gourmet Pot on the Rise in Mexico

Photos by Eduardo Verdugo Once upon a time, Mexican marijuana was the gold standard for U.S. pot smokers. But in the new world of legal markets and gourmet weed, aficionados here are looking to the United States and Europe for the good stuff.

Worldview: Mexico Daily Life

For today’s installment of AP’s Worldview: Daily Life series, we focus on Mexico.

Mexico’s Missing Students

Officials said that a drug gang implicated in the disappearance of 43 students in a southern city essentially ran the town, paying the mayor hundreds of thousands of dollars a month out of its profits from making opium paste to fuel the U.S. heroin market.

October 23, 2014