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Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit and geo answer

For today's Global Hit, The World's Marco Werman introduces us to Eugene Rodriguez and his band, Los Cenzontles. The Bay Area group is about a lot more than fusing Mexican and American music. In fact it's a front band for a community arts center created to help Mexican-American immigrant kids stay out of trouble.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Chihuahua, the largest Mexican state and home to the Chihuahuan Desert and the Sierra Madre Mountains. Mariel Luiz Solis Terrazas sent us an audio postcard.

Arts, Culture & Media

San Patricio

The San Patricio Battalion fought in the Mexican American War. The story of the San Patricio Battalion is the subject of a new CD. It's by The Chieftains featuring Ry Cooder. Marco Werman speaks to Paddy Moloney of The Chieftains and Ry Cooder.

Development & Education

Mexico goes bike-friendly

Despite Mexico City's dense population, traffic, and the famed smog, the city is following the path of several European capitals by starting a bike rental program. Anchor Marco Werman speaks to reporter Franc Contreras in Mexico City.

Global Politics

Letter to Mexican drug cartels

A journalist for the Mexican newspaper, el Diario, was shot last week. This is the second journalist from the paper to be murdered in two years. The editors have just published an open letter to various drug cartels. The World's William Troop reports.