Matamoros

Dead Line

Jan 21, 2013 By John Burnett

As the Mexican drug cartels have waged war along the border, they have also developed a disciplined approach to managing the press.

Anatomy of a Drug Cartel

Jan 21, 2013 By Helen Thorpe

The cocaine goes north. The money goes south. And Mexican kingpins like Juan García Abrego laugh all the way to the bank—a Texas bank, that is.

Border Bargains

Dec 1, 1996 By Suzy Banks

We’ve found thirty shops just across the Rio Grande where you can buy everything from hand-carved furniture to whimsical walking sticks. The quality is high, the prices are right, and you don't have to pay in pesos.

The Work of The Devil

May 31, 1989 By Gary Cartwright

The disappearance of a University of Texas student in Matamoros led police to the discovery of a drug-dealing cult whose rituals were not only unholy but unthinkable.