Mexican marines have arrested the leader of the Zetas drug cartel outside the border city of Nuevo Laredo. They did it without a shot being fired. But his capture could lead to violence within the cartel.
When May 5 rolls around, many Mexican restaurants use the occasion to offer margarita and enchilada specials. In fact, for many Americans, Cinco de Mayo is just one big fiesta — without any idea how it started.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Plaza de Torros in Mexico City. It's where a Mexican matador made headlines this weekend. Anchor Marco Werman gets the story from reporter Franc Contreras in Mexico City.
For more than two weeks, demonstrations by teachers have caused traffic chaos across Mexico. They're protesting a new law requiring performance evaluations for teachers. Supporters see the law as an attempt to break the power of labor unions.
Mexico's Attorney General Arturo Chavez has resigned just weeks after Wikileaks cables revealed that US Embassy officials were puzzled about his appointment. Anchor Marco Werman gets the story from reporter Franc Contreras.
People across the globe are watching to see if there's ultimately a resolution to this US government shutdown. And what they're saying — and hearing — isn't great. Many folks around the globe say the shutdown looks crazy. It looks silly. It looks like lawmakers are arguing about something that doesn't entirely matter.
As Americans hit the malls this Friday, we asked some folks around the globe about the equivalent to Black Friday in their country. What we found is a many similarities, but not many places that do it quite the American way.