Jun 26, 2012 The town of Espinal in Southwest Mexico uses its own currency, the tumin, as well as the peso. Some say this boosts the local economy.
May 29, 2012 Today is the Texas primary. Polls show voters tend to care about the economy and immigration, but education policy is growing in importance.
May 28, 2012 There's no suspense about the outcome of the Texas Republican primary, but the future of elections there might change with its population.
May 10, 2012 The Commerce Department reported the U.S. bought a record amount goods from overseas in March. Meanwhile, U.S. companies sold a record amount of stuff overseas. All told, it adds up to a soaring trade gap.
Apr 24, 2012 The flow of people moving between Mexico and the U.S. is now close to zero right now. That surprising new data today comes from the non-partisan Pew Hispanic Center. By comparison, over the last four decades, an estimated 12 million Mexicans came to the United States.
Apr 23, 2012 The New York Times reports that Wal-Mart's Mexican subsidiary paid millions of dollars in bribes in order to put its stores all over Mexico.
Apr 3, 2012 A man deported to Mexico struggles to be reunited with his kids, now in North Carolina foster care.
Mar 22, 2012 After falling victim to Ponzi schemer Allen Stanford, Carol Lovil is getting her life back on track. But she worries she may never be able to trust anyone again.
Mar 6, 2012 In Mexico, Vice President Biden signals the administration is not open to changing drug policy.
Feb 15, 2012 China's vice president Xi Jinping met with corporate leaders at U.S. Chamber of Commerce as part of his Washington trip. Each side has put on a smile about their economic relationship, but that hasn't hid the tensions beneath the surface.