Like their neighbors in Mexico, many Central Americans head to the United States for better opportunities. They come from impoverished towns, some rife with gang violence and high crime rates. But on their journey north, hundreds of these migrants become targets for gangs, organized crime and even police.
You would think the Mexicans have a shot at World Cup glory ... that is, if you watch the Mexican boys teams. But the men typically disappoint. PRI's The World reporter Jason Margolis finds disillusioned Mexican fans have several theories why.
Nearly 9 million people call Mexico City home, and some 21 million people live in the metro area. It can take hours to get around, especially during rush hour. One solution that’s catching on though: Riding a bicycle.
Six months after Tropical Storm Manuel devastated Acapulco, the resort's tourist areas are back to normal. But it's a different story behind the scenes: local residents say the government prefers to move them than build new climate defenses.
Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho exposed a pedophile ring with ties to Mexican officials. Her work got her kidnapped, threatened, and even jailed -- all by state police. Now she's fighting back and taking her case to an international court for human rights abuses. The World's Lorne Matalon has the story.