Mexico

Property near the Rio Grande River now sits empty. Whether reality or perception, the conversation abruptly ends when potential buyers learn the land is on the river's banks. The issue: the drug violence next door.
March 02, 2012
The number of Mexicans seeking political asylum in the United States has soared. But the number of people who succeed in receiving asylum is very low.
March 01, 2012
The wildlife rich Baja California peninsula has long lured nature-lovers to its pristine coasts. But when real estate boomed in the U.S., it also boomed south of the border, in the form of beach-front high rises and luxury resorts. Now, the funding behind many coastal development projects has dried up, and that’s caused some environmentalists to breath a sigh of relief.
February 29, 2012
San Antonio has always been popular with Mexican tourists. But many no longer want to drive popular highways controlled by dangerous drug cartels. So many are flying and airlines are trying to serve the growing demand.
February 28, 2012
Mexican authorities have identified three teenage girls among the remains discovered by police on a mountainside. They had been reported missing within the last three years.
February 27, 2012
Baja California state police say a 24-year-old woman ordered the Jan. 28 killings at a family party in Tijuana. A 13-year-old boy who was a U.S. citizen was among those slain.
February 27, 2012
Officials from the northern state of Durango are touring U.S. cities to encourage Mexican immigrant associations to raise money, send food donations, and are reaching out to local companies for corporate charity.
February 27, 2012
Only a small fraction of Mexican citizens living in the U.S. signed up to vote in their home country’s July presidential election, according to figures released on Friday. Registration barriers and apathy could be to blame.
February 18, 2012
ICE Special Agent Jaime Zapata was on assignment in Mexico City a year ago when attackers suddenly forced his armored SUV off the road.
February 16, 2012
Mexico's tourism numbers are up, but not because of Americans.
February 14, 2012

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