Running from the alter is expensive

Feb 26, 2008
A proposal in Mexico would make runaway brides and grooms reimburse each other for the expenses of the wedding, rather than leave the bride's family with the bill. Dan Grech reports the bill could have a negative effect.
Posted In: Mexico

Mexico looks towards infrastructure

Feb 8, 2008
Preparing for what appear to be hard times ahead, Mexican President Felipe Calderon is budgeting $25 million towards public works. Dan Grech reports Calderon also hopes not to depend on the U.S. economy.
Posted In: Mexico

Business backed up at Mexican border

Feb 7, 2008
Long lines of people waiting to get documents checked at the U.S.-Mexico border is affecting businesses that once enjoyed freedom from a passport requirement. David Martin Davies reports who's affected, and how.
Posted In: Mexico, Retail

Border control big for Bush budget

Feb 4, 2008
President Bush's fiscal plan for next year will focus on cutting health care programs, transportation and education. But there will be a substantial increase in border security. Dan Grech has more.
Posted In: Immigration, Mexico

U.S. avocado market ripe for Mexico

Jan 29, 2008
Because Mexico's avocado-growing season ends as the U.S. season starts, demand for the fruit is created year round. Dan Grech reports the U.S. views Mexico as a trading partner in avocados rather than competition.
Posted In: Mexico

Tijuana crime scaring away tourists

Jan 9, 2008
A rise in violent crime in Tijuana has put a damper on American tourism, which the city relies on heavily. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Crime, Mexico

Texas landowners cross over border

Jan 7, 2008
The government is asking landowners near the Texas-Mexico border to give access to their land to build a border fence at the risk of losing it. David Martin Davies reports many landowners are saying no.
Posted In: Mexico

New IDs for Mexico's border control

Jan 7, 2008
Mexico will soon be issuing electronic identity cards to combat security issues at borders. Dan Grech reports the solution is part of a plan to regularize a database of those who consistently cross over.
Posted In: Mexico, Travel

NAFTA deadline for Mexican sugar

Jan 2, 2008
When NAFTA took effect in 1994, Mexican sugar farmers were given until early 2008 to modernize their equipment so they could compete with the U.S. But Dan Grech reports some farmers still work the old-fashioned way.
Posted In: Mexico

Small victories are a win for Calderon

Dec 5, 2007
It's been a year since Mexican President Felipe Calderon came into office, and after passing some much-needed legislation, he's managed to become well-received by the financial community. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Mexico