Dudley Althaus

Mexico City Bureau Chief for the Houston Chronicle

Dudley Althaus appears in the following:

The Houston Chronicle Leaves Mexico

Friday, November 16, 2012

Texas' biggest daily newspaper, The Houston Chronicle, has just closed down its long-standing bureau in Mexico City. Brooke speaks to the former head of the bureau, Dudley Althaus, about what is lost when regional papers shut down their foreign bureaus, and the important relationship between Texas and Mexico.

Los Lobos - El Canelo


Is Mexican President Felipe Calderón Losing Control of Drug War?

Monday, June 21, 2010

Since Mexico's President Felipe Calderón took office in December 2006, nearly 23,000 people have been killed as a result of the drug war that has engulfed many parts of the nation, and June might end up being the country's most violent month to date. Just this past weekend, the mayor of Guadelupe was shot and killed in front of his wife and child. And the violence just keeps getting worse.

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Takeouts: Toyota Sends Parts, Drug Violence in Mexico Continues, Henry Paulson's Memoir

Monday, February 01, 2010

  • AUTO TAKEOUT: Toyota is telling auto dealers this morning that new parts to fix unsafe gas pedals will reach them later this week. We find out more from Nick Bunkley, New York Times auto industry reporter.
  • MEXICO TAKEOUT: Over the weekend, gunmen shot 21 high school football players in Ciudad Juarez, killing 13. The Houston Chronicle's Dudley Althaus joins us from Mexico City with grim details of the escalating drug violence brewing just south of the border.
  • FINANCE TAKEOUT: Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson is releasing his tell-all memoir of the financial collapse. New York Times business and finance reporter Louise Story details some of the book’s revelations.


In Mexico Gang Wars, Who Watches the Watchmen?

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Amnesty International is taking sides on the drug and gang violence that's already killed 7,000 people this year in Mexico... and their stance may surprise you. The international hum...


Drug Violence Escalates in Mexico

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

In 2006, when Felipe Calderón was inaugurated President of Mexico, he promised to aggressively fight the drug cartels that had long been waging war in the streets of Mexican cities. T...

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