The town of Silao, in the Mexican state of Guanajuato, has seen its manufacturing base grow under NAFTA. General Motors built a plant there soon after NAFTA came into effect, and the plant is still running strong.
What's behind Iran's latest decision to ban pistachio exports? Kamran Dadkhah, an economist at Northeastern University, says the temporary ban is a government effort to bring down the high price of pistachios in Iran's deflationary economy.
Latvia is on the path to adopt the euro starting in January 2014. Trouble is, most Latvians don't share their government's enthusiasm and they don't want to give up their own money; the lat. Gederts Gelzis reports from Riga, Latvia.