Trade, investing top issues in Mexico

Apr 16, 2009
President Obama heads to Mexico on his way to the Summit of the Americas, where drug violence, trade and the devaluation of the peso are central concerns. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Dan Grech.
Posted In: Mexico

U.S., Mexico in simmering trade war

Mar 25, 2009
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is visiting Mexico today on the heels of the country's decision to impose tariffs on 90 U.S. products. Dan Grech reports what prompted the move and why Secretary Clinton can't resolve the dispute.
Posted In: Mexico

Obama's protectionism hurts U.S. trade

Mar 18, 2009
In retaliation for a ban on Mexican trucks using American highways, Mexico is set to impose tariffs on several U.S. imports. Commentator David Frum says it's the latest sign of the Obama administration's protectionist bias.
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Tijuana a cheap escape for the brave

Mar 17, 2009
Despite the city's notorious crime, some American tourists are successfully lured to Tijuana, Mexico to take advantage of a low-cost getaway. Phillip Martin reports how tourists and merchants alike are benefiting.
Posted In: Mexico, Travel

Tijuana getaway cheap for the fearless

Feb 26, 2009
Steady drug and gang crime have made traveling to Baja California a venture for the brave and open-minded. But those who can put the violence in perspective can find great deals and opportunities. Phillip Martin reports.
Posted In: Mexico, Travel

Obama meeting on Mexican issues

Jan 12, 2009
Mexico will be the first country to meet with incoming U.S. President Barack Obama. Top issues being brought to the table include NAFTA, immigration reform and battling Mexico's drug war. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Mexico

Mexico draws immigrants at holidays

Dec 25, 2008
Going home to Mexico for the holidays has become an annual pilgrimage for many immigrants, and driving there has a particular appeal for young people raised stateside. Melissa Giraud reports.
Posted In: Mexico

U.S. crisis devastates Mexican towns

Nov 19, 2008
The U.S. economic crisis means it's harder for Mexican migrants to find work, and that means there's less money sent home to families. Dan Grech visits a small town in central Mexico to see how it's faring.
Posted In: Economy, Immigration, Mexico

Automakers' troubles hit hard in Mexico

Nov 19, 2008
The town of Saltillo, Mexico was nicknamed "Little Detroit" for its bustling car manufacturing industry. But declining auto sales have taken their toll on the town's related businesses. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Auto, Mexico

U.S. financial crisis spreads to Mexico

Nov 18, 2008
In Mexico, the peso has plunged, unemployment is rising and foreign investors started pulling money out last month -- all fallout from the economic crisis in the U.S. Dan Grech reports from Mexico.
Posted In: Economy, Mexico