Both sides pledge to fight fentanyl trafficking and new generation drug cartels, Sinaloa and Jalisco, while Mexico seeks end to flow of weapons from US.
"There is a lot of disintegration of families, there is a lot of individualism, there is a lack of love, of brotherhood, of hugs and embraces," says Mexico's President Lopez Obrador, blaming broken family values for opioid deaths in America.
Mexico doesn't produce the synthetic opioid, says President Lopez Obrador, claiming Americans, including single-parent families and parents who kick grown children and elderly out of homes, are turning to fentanyl due to social decay.
Defence Secretary Luis Cresencio Sandoval offers blow-by-blow description of battles that killed 10 military personnel and 19 suspected members of Sinaloa drug cartel during Mexico's operation to nab Ovidio Guzman.
Discovery leads police to find other parts of a dismembered and unidentified body in a neighbourhood in the southern state of Oaxaca, officials say.
Decades of violence in Mexico left over 100,000 missing and recently driven efforts to restructure the country's security forces.
Dozens of vehicles torched in multiple cities as gang violence hits the North American country third time in week.
Mexican authorities found the drugs concealed in two trailers on a highway on the edge of the city believing it was coming from Colombia.
Pre-vote polls show former rebel Gustavo Petro ahead so far as Colombians vote for their next leader in a country facing rising poverty and insecurity.
The special unit worked closely with the US’ DEA for several decades, but President Obrador’s less confrontational policy led to its dissolution.
At least 20 people have been killed in the town of Las Tinajas in Michoacan in what President Lopez Obrador described as "a massacre by one group against another."
Vehicle full of bodies found outside a town hall in Zacatecas, a northern Mexican state gripped by a turf war between rival drug cartels, authorities say.
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