Program in Mexico helps families make better choices

Mar 8, 2011
A government program named Oportunidades offers Mexican families small financial rewards for meeting certain obligations, like getting kids regular medical check-ups or keeping them in school.
Posted In: Mexico

Fraudulent labor recruiters dupe Mexican migrants

Feb 18, 2011
It's estimated that poor Mexican workers have invested more than $2 million in U.S. jobs that don't exist.
Posted In: Immigration, Jobs, Mexico

Mexicans working legally in the U.S. face challenges

Feb 14, 2011
Over 150,000 Mexicans come to the U.S. to work legal, temporary jobs each year. Hear how the guest worker system looks from the other side of the border.
Posted In: Immigration, Jobs, Mexico

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