The west coast of the United States and Mexico are entering the dry summer months already in the throes of a severe drought, a worrisome trend with climate scientists predicting future droughts that could be longer and drier.
The World's Lorne Matalon covers the visit of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to Mexico. The two U.S. officials are meeting with President Felipe Calderón to discuss how to tackle the illegal flow of guns and drugs between the two countries.
President Obama's choice for US ambassador to Mexico has sparked some controversy south of the border. Carlos Pascual has an expertise in the problems of failed states. That's a sensitive topic in Mexico. The World's Lorne Matalon reports.