May 31, 2007
That's right, investors in Mexico drove that market to a record high yesterday on news that a soon-to-be-announced tax overhaul may require Mexican businesses to pay more taxes. Seems that's better than no reform at all, Dan Grech reports.
May 21, 2007
The new immigration bill being debated on Capitol Hill would give more weight to aspiring immigrants' education and skills. But many in the business world say it still won't deliver the workers they need. Steve Henn reports.
May 7, 2007
Five Mexican movie directors are shopping themselves in a five-picture, all-or-nothing deal that could fetch $100-million. Lisa Napoli reports.
May 2, 2007
Both nations want to put pressure on China to end widespread piracy, but Chinese officials say the move could damage trade relations if they decide to impose tariffs. Jeff Tyler reports.
May 1, 2007
While immigration is a problem for the U.S., Mexico has an emigration problem. Latin America expert Pamela Starr talks with Kai Ryssdal about the Mexican President Calderon's efforts to deal with it.
Apr 26, 2007
New York mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to replicate a program being used in Mexico that offers cash incentives to poor families who meet certain goals, like keeping their children in school. Alisa Roth reports.
Apr 24, 2007
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson traveled to Mexico today to meet with officials about reducing poverty by making more capital available to small businesses. Dan Grech reports.
Mar 22, 2007
While Washington might be looking for compromise on immigration, the Texas Legislature is considering bills that aim to make life tougher for illegal immigrants. Michael May reports.
Mar 14, 2007
For many illegal immigrants, the journey to the U.S. begins south of Mexico. But traffic across its Guatemalan border isn't one-way. There's a $10 billion contraband economy based on the loosely-patrolled perimeter.