Postcard from Monterrey, Mexico

Feb 2, 2011
This restaurant in Monterrey, Mexico, specializes in BBQ goat and fresh blood soup. Monterrey -- Mexico's third largest city -- looks a lot like...
Posted In: drugs, Mexico, violence

In Riviera Maya, tourism may be hurting the attraction

Jan 15, 2011
Tourism along Mexico's coast is expected to grow in 2011. It's helping the country's suffering economy, but continued development may also be hurting the area's main attraction: the coral reef and beaches. Eve Troeh reports on how the government is trying to respond.
Posted In: Mexico, Travel

Mexico's job industry is growing stronger

Jan 5, 2011
The recession in the U.S has forced many Mexican migrants to return back home. In turn, the Mexican economy has gotten stronger, workers are getting paid better and unemployment rates have leveled off. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Jobs, Mexico

Juarez businessmen find peace of mind across the border

Dec 3, 2010
Several Juarez businessmen have moved their businesses across the border to El Paso, Texas, to escape the drug violence. Reporter Monica Ortiz Uribe takes a look at a what benefits and challenges the business owners have.
Posted In: Mexico, Small Business

Wal-Mart's bank ambitions in Mexico

Aug 6, 2010
In Mexico, one firm is opening new bank branches left and right. The name might sound familiar -- Banco de Wal-Mart. That's right. Wal-Mart has its own bank in Mexico. Jeff Tyler reports it's recruiting new business from inside its retail stores.
Posted In: Mexico

For heart surgery, head for the border?

Jul 19, 2010
A few medical tourism groups want to bring more American patients to Mexican hospitals for more than cheap prescriptions and dental work. They're promoting top notch care for cheaper price tag than what the patient would get in the U.S.
Posted In: Health, Mexico

Drug gangs moved money via Wachovia

Jun 29, 2010
Mike Smith, Latin America correspondent for Bloomberg Markets magazine, talks with Steve Chiotakis about an article he wrote that reveals which U.S. banks helped move money to drug cartels in Mexico.
Posted In: Crime, Mexico

Calderon's U.S. visit opens truck debate

May 19, 2010
Mexican President Felipe Calderon is beginning a two-day state visit to the U.S. He'll address the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, meet with President Obama, and address Congress. One issue he'll bring up? Truckers. More specifically, why Mexican trucks aren't allowed to cross the border. Rob Schmitz reports.
Posted In: Mexico

Arizona faces immigrant law backlash

Apr 27, 2010
Arizona's tough new legislation targeting undocumented immigrants has made the state itself a target. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Crime, Immigration, Mexico

How Juarez became murder city

Mar 22, 2010
Reporter Charles Bowden, author of "Murder City," talks with Kai Ryssdal about how the Mexican border town of Juarez became caught up in drug violence, and what responsibility the U.S. has to help.
Posted In: Books, Mexico