In 1985 the military opened a museum of the history of drugs in Mexico. It started with just a few displays. 25 years later, The ?Museo de Enervantes? is packed with items of the battle against the drug cartels. From Mexico City, Jennifer Schmidt reports.
One of Juarez Mexico's biggest problems is a lack of social institutions. This was an issue Juan Gabriel noticed 22 years ago when he founded a music school for boys. Reporter Monica Ortiz Uribe visited the school.
Across the globe, many groups are trying to preserve their culture in the face of globalism. Usually that might involve keeping old musical traditions alive. But for one indigenous group in Mexico, it involves rock music.
The answer to today's Geo quiz is Placita Olvera, the historic birthplace of Los Angeles, and the site of a huge festival this weekend celebrating traditional Mexican mole. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with chef and restaurant owner Zarela Martinez.
Violence in Mexico is not just taking a toll along the border. It's impacting tourism to the country's interior.The World's Jason Margolis has more from San Miguel de Allende, a popular tourist destination in central Mexico.
Host Lisa Mullins talks with Richard Marosi, staff writer for the L.A. Times, about an elaborate tunnel discovered between Tijuana, Mexico and San Diego earlier this week. The tunnel was used to smuggle marijuana into the United States.
Thursday is Mother's Day in Mexico and a few other Latin American countries. As Betto Arcos tells us, it's a night when thousands of musicians take to the streets to serenade their mothers. And what do they play? Boleros.