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Christmas tree surplus

Dec 13, 2006
A glut of Christmas trees on the domestic market has forced growers to look for sales opportunities abroad. Chris Lehman reports.
Posted In: Mexico

Swift's meat-plant employees questioned

Dec 12, 2006
U.S. immigration officials raided six meatpacking plants owned by Swift & Co. today — surprising since Swift is in a voluntary pilot program aimed at rooting out undocumented workers. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Crime, Immigration, Mexico

Mexico's housing market is on the rise

Dec 12, 2006
America's housing market may be slumping but across the border in Mexico houses are going up in record numbers. The folks fueling the market have one foot in each country and benefit from new credit opportunities. Laura Belous reports.
Posted In: Housing, Mexico

Mexico contemplates new sin taxes

Dec 12, 2006
Production at Mexico's main oil field is down 15 percent this year alone and that's left world's No. 5 oil producer looking for new ways to raise money. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Mexico

Calderón takes office

Dec 1, 2006
Mexican President Felipe Calderón is being sworn in today — and inheriting a slowing Mexican economy. Franc Contreras looks at the challenges he faces.
Posted In: Mexico

Sweet sounds of comercio

Nov 24, 2006
Jordana Gustafson introduces us to the unique sounds of commerce in the city of Puebla, Mexico.
Posted In: Mexico

Calderon goes to Washington

Nov 9, 2006
Mexico's President-elect is scheduled to meet with President Bush at the White House today. Calderon doesn't take office until December 1, but the leaders certainly have plenty to talk about. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Mexico, Washington

Sour lemons

Nov 6, 2006
U.S. trade officials today launch an investigation into alleged dumping of lemons from Argentina and Mexico into American markets. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Canada, Mexico

Day of the Dead profits to be made

Nov 2, 2006
Today is the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead. It's is growing in popularity in the U.S. and that's sparking a brisk retail trade on the Internet. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Mexico

Storms pummel Mexico tourism

Oct 26, 2006
Tropical Storm Paul is expected to come ashore near Mazatlan today. It'll be the third major storm to batter Mexico's Pacific coast in almost two months. Dan Grech tallies the economic impact.
Posted In: Mexico