Mexico President Enrique Peňa Nieto has proposed allowing foreign companies to invest in its state-owned oil company Pemex.
Drought, climate change and increased population threaten the Southwest's water supply. Some towns are also dealing with fracking, which uses a lot of water.
The neighboring border states of New Mexico and Chihuahua are working together to build a binational community unlike any other in the southwest. The plan is centered around an industrial complex arising outside the town of Santa Teresa in southern New Mexico.
Trade between the United States and Mexico is a hot topic on the border this week.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced a new pilot program Friday in which the agency will partner with local communities to better staff and equip international crossings.
A new report by the Government Accountability Office says federal agents are miscalculating wait times at ports along the U.S. Mexico Border.