Is Carlos Slim good for Mexico?

Mar 11, 2010
Forbes Magazine has named Mexican businessman Carlos Slim the world's richest man, worth some $53 billion. It's the first time in almost two decades a billionaire outside the U.S. has topped the list. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Mexico

Authentic Mexican food push: Delicioso!

Jan 12, 2010
Mexican food is so common in the U.S., you might forget it comes from Mexico. But with the help of the Mexican government, a new restaurant association is trying to encourage the spread of more authentic cuisine. Sylvia Maria Gross reports.
Posted In: Food, Mexico

Heineken to buy Femsa for over $7.5B

Jan 11, 2010
Dutch brewing company Heineken is buying Mexico's Femsa, the second-largest beer maker in the country. The deal is worth over $7.5 billion and will give Heineken a leading position in the Mexican market. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Food, Mergers and Acquisitions, Mexico

Mexico eyes next export: Wind energy

Nov 19, 2009
In the Mexican state of Baja California, the government and international corporations want to build wind farms that could generate enough electricity to power homes in the United States while boosting the state's economy. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Mexico

Expat Mexicans help folks back home

Oct 12, 2009
The money that Mexican migrant workers in the U.S. send back home can make a big difference to their communities. Franc Contreras reports from Michoacan on how migrant dollars are helping improve the local landscape.
Posted In: Mexico

BP weighs profits of deep sea oil

Sep 2, 2009
BP announced a giant discovery deep in the Gulf of Mexico. But determining the value of the oil will be tricky because it lies under more than 4,000 feet of water and another 35,000 feet under the ocean floor. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Mexico, Oil

Cement giant chips away at debt

Aug 10, 2009
Mexican cement maker Cemex went from operating one small plant to becoming a multinational success story. But huge growth came at a high price, and the company is now trying to refinance $15 billion of debt. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Mexico

U.S. neighbors fret over protectionism

Aug 10, 2009
President Obama is meeting with his Canadian and Mexican counterparts, and high on the agenda will be protectionism. Alisa Roth reports our neighbors are worried the U.S. may be violating the spirit of NAFTA.
Posted In: Canada, Mexico

Obama to address U.S.-Mexico truck tiff

Aug 7, 2009
President Obama is headed to Guadalajara, Mex. to speak with his counterparts in Canada and Mexico about the recovery of the auto industry. One topic of discussion, and a particular sore spot, is the issue of cross-border trucking. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Auto, Mexico

Rich Mexicans move north of the border

Jun 24, 2009
Drug-related violence in Mexico has prompted some people to flee. Many well-to-do families are leaving their homes and businesses behind, and starting all over in America. Ruxandra Guidi reports.
Posted In: Mexico