Latest Stories Tagged: Mexico

Conflict & Justice

Mexico violence escalates

The investigation continues in Mexico into this weekend's murders in the border city of Juarez. The killings targeted US consulate employees and their families. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Alfredo Corchado, with the Dallas Morning News.

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.

Conflict & Justice

Dangerous Mexican city

We're looking for a Mexican city that has made headlines recently as one of the world's most violent: registering thousands of homicides. Yet a high school student exchange program continues there as usual, despite the dangers. Monica Ortiz Uribe reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Oaxaca's creative musicians

The prolonged economic slump in the Mexican countryside requires alternative income to supplement subsistence farming. Some towns make handcrafts for niche markets, but one village in Oaxaca produces highly-skilled musicians. Shannon Young reports.

Global Politics

Hopeless in Juarez

Reporter Monica Ortiz Uribe reports on Mexico's most violent city � Juarez. Earlier this week 16 people were killed at a birthday celebration. Residents are running out of patience with police�and running out of hope that anything will change.