Another Mexican border to cross

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.
Posted In: Canada, Mexico

Mending fences, not building them

Mar 13, 2007
President Bush is in Mexico, meeting with President Felipe Calderon. Their conversation's turned to immigration reform and trying to keep Mexican workers at home. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Jobs, Mexico

A small price to pay for security

Mar 13, 2007
Mexican insurance companies are getting into the microfinance market. And Jordana Gustafson reports from Puebla, Mexico, that micro-insurance could be coming soon.
Posted In: Mexico

Mexico in the middle

Mar 13, 2007
President Bush wraps up his Latin American tour in Mexico, where he hopes President Felipe Calderon will serve as the region's free market counterweight to socialist Hugo Chavez — but the scales may be tipping in the other direction.
Posted In: Canada, Mexico

One-day miners strike in Mexico

Feb 19, 2007
A year ago today, a mine explosion in Mexico killed 65 workers. Since then, only two bodies have been recovered and no one's been prosecuted, so miners are striking to pressure the government to punish their employer.
Posted In: Canada, Mexico

Tortilla protest in Mexico

Jan 31, 2007
Thousands will gather in Mexico City today to protest the price of tortillas. The cost of the corn-based staple has tripled in recent months. Is the new demand for ethanol to blame? Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Mexico

Migrants as pesos

Jan 19, 2007
For many illegal immigrants coming into America across the U.S.-Mexico border, it's not the first border they've crossed. Dan Grech went to Mexico's southern border to see what a difficult, dangerous place it can be.
Posted In: Immigration, Mexico

Mexico's tortilla prices rise on corn costs

Jan 12, 2007
Higher demand for corn-based ethanol is raising the price of corn. In Mexico, that means one of the country's staples, the tortilla, is getting more expensive. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Mexico

Mexican troops descend on 'Narcopulco'

Jan 11, 2007
Ah, Acapulco. White sandy beaches, cold Mexican beer . . . armed vehicles and the buzzing of military planes? Mexico is cracking down on drug traffickers in the resort. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Canada, Mexico

Pizza for pesos

Jan 8, 2007
If you've got Mexican pesos in your pocket and a hankering for a pepperoni pizza, then Pizza Patron's the place for you. Antonio Swad, the Dallas-based company's president, talks with Kai Ryssdal about the new offer.
Posted In: Canada, Immigration, Mexico, Retail