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The economic stakes with Mexico: Immigration, trade, and security

May 2, 2013
President Obama heads to Mexico today to meet with that country's new President Enrique Peña Nieto. The two leaders will discuss immigration reform, trade, and economics.
Posted In: Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, Obama

Why Mexico is key to American prosperity

Apr 25, 2013
Despite problems with immigration and drug cartels, Mexico is growing a middle class and stable economy. One that benefits the United States.
Posted In: Mexico

How telecom reform in Mexico could impact U.S. immigration

Mar 21, 2013
New Mexican President Peña Nieto hopes to reshape the country's phone and television service by increasing competition through foreign investment.
Posted In: Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, Internet, tv, telecom

Same proportion of Mexicans and Americans wants life abroad

Feb 25, 2013
A recent Gallup poll indicates that the same percentage of Americans and Mexicans want to live abroad -- 11 percent of respondents. What are the attractions of life someplace else?
Posted In: Mexico, emigration

In Latin America, the middle class grows

Jan 23, 2013
A recent report from the World Bank revelas a fifty percent increase in the size of Latin America's middle class. Broad economic growth brought more jobs and more women are joining the workforce.
Posted In: Latin America, Mexico, middle class

Mexicans returning from U.S. find challenges at home

Jan 16, 2013
Tougher enforcement of immigration laws in the U.S. and an economic downturn have persuaded many Mexican immigrants to return home, but some face hard times there despite Mexico's growing economy.
Posted In: Mexico, immigrants

Mexico's Carlos Slim funds Khan Academy in Spanish

Jan 15, 2013
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, the world's richest man, wants to fund the translation of online Khan Academy classes into Spanish. He believes this will widen educational opportunity in Mexico.
Posted In: Carlos Slim, Khan Academy, Mexico, spanish, Education

The effect in Mexico of U.S. gun laws

Dec 20, 2012
New research suggests rising violence in Mexico could be tied to U.S. gun laws.
Posted In: guns, Mexico

Deportees get a one-way plane ticket to Mexico City

Dec 10, 2012
The U.S. spent a lot of money to fly Mexican detainees back to the interior of their country, instead of dropping them off just south of the Mexican border. Did it work?
Posted In: Mexico, deportation, Crime, Immigration

As U.S. pot laws evolve, some Mexicans question their policy

Nov 27, 2012
Recent votes to legalize marijuana in Colorado and Washington state have some Mexicans calling on their government to reconsider its drug policies.
Posted In: Mexico, drugs, war on drugs, marijuana, pot

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