Tijuana’s most important cultural institution has been the target of a boycott by local artists and writers for the past three years. At the center of it is a politician-turned-museum director accused of corruption.
Aerospace manufacturing is one of largest industries in Baja California. And as the cluster of companies working south of the border grows, Tijuana is positioning itself for more international investment.
The ongoing negotiations in Washington over the national debt ceiling have sparked a new wave of political ads. Republican groups, including one founded by Karl Rove, are trying to get their message out in both English and Spanish.
Several prominent Arizona lawmakers gathered Wednesday to celebrate the launch of a fundraising campaign to use private donations and inmate labor to build a fence along the U.S.-Mexico border. A website that accepts donations went live Wednesday.
The plan is to raise millions of dollars through private donations - in part through a website - to build a more secure fence along the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona. It's still unclear exactly where the barrier will go.
Meth has been the number one drug problem in Southern Nevada and much of the Southwest for the last decade. To combat the scourge, new laws have made it harder to buy the ingredients to manufacture the highly addictive drug. But it hasn't done much good: meth traffickers manage to adapt. This is the first story in a two-part series on meth in the Southwest.
Criminal organizations are finding ways to get large quantities of pseudoephedrine from pharmacies to funnel to large meth labs in California.
This is the second story in a two-part series on meth in the Southwest.