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.
Posted In: Mexico

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

AIDS money is flowing, but unevenly

Aug 1, 2008
The United Nations says fewer people are dying of AIDS, and more are getting medication to treat HIV. But it says more money is needed for treatment and prevention. Kai Ryssdal talks with Jon Cohen, who's been covering the issue for Science magazine.
Posted In: Health, Mexico

Mexican cartels look north for arms

Jun 26, 2008
Violence across Mexico has intensified as the government has fought against the country's powerful drug cartels, often well-armed from the U.S. Host Bob Moon asks journalist James Verini what can be done to stem the cross-border arms trade.
Posted In: Crime, Mexico