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NAFTA's promise slowed by lack of border infrastructure

Oct 29, 2012
Every day, more than a billion dollars worth of goods moves across the border between Mexico and the U.S. But customs wait times are inconsistent, which is a problem for manufacturers.
Posted In: NAFTA, Mexico, free trade

Arizona manufacturer sees Mexico as key to growth

Oct 29, 2012
It's been 20 years since NAFTA was signed. These days, the mantra is that more manufacturing plants in Mexico should be good for the U.S.
Posted In: Mexico, NAFTA, arizona, Small Business, manufacturing

Checking in on NAFTA's immigration promise

Oct 29, 2012
In 1992, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was signed. In the two decades since, the number of people living illegally in the U.S. has nearly quadrupled.
Posted In: NAFTA, Mexico, Immigration, free trade

Tomato war fought by Mexican and U.S. growers

Oct 18, 2012
Florida tomato farmers are pushing the Obama administration to end a 16-year-old tomato import agreement with Mexico. Critics smell election-year pandering and worry about Mexican retaliation against other U.S. industries.
Posted In: Mexico, tomato, free trade

Border town business grapples with Mexican gang violence

Oct 11, 2012
This week Mexican marines took out the leader of one of Mexico's most powerful drug gangs, the Zetas. There's some hope this might disrupt their reign of terror there and open up cross-border business and trade.
Posted In: Mexico, war on drugs, texas, trade

Mexican activists call for change in U.S. gun industry

Sep 10, 2012
Relatives of victims murdered in Mexico travel the U.S. to persuade gun dealers to stop selling assault weapons.
Posted In: Mexico, guns, cartels

Making housing more affordable in Mexico

Sep 3, 2012
New initiatives aim to make home ownership and house building more affordable for millions more Mexicans.
Posted In: Mexico, affordable housing

Mexico hit by egg shortage

Aug 22, 2012
Mexicans are the world’s largest consumers of eggs per capita but an outbreak of avian flu has hit the supply and sent prices soaring there.
Posted In: eggs, Mexico, Mexican food

Mexico experiments with the 'branchless' bank

Jul 25, 2012
With costs to open rural bank branches prohibitive, tech companies look to turn payphones into virtual banks.
Posted In: Mexico, banking, branchless bank

Mexico to announce official election results

Jul 4, 2012
Mexico announces the official results of its presidential election today. Preliminary results showed Enrique Peña Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party won the election, but the runner up is demanding a recount.
Posted In: Mexico, elections

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