As Americans hit the malls this Friday, we asked some folks around the globe about the equivalent to Black Friday in their country. What we found is a many similarities, but not many places that do it quite the American way.
People who smuggle migrants across the US-Mexico border, known as coyotes or polleros, are logging on to Facebook to find more clients. Satisfied customers will post reviews of their coyotes on social media, and connect their relatives to helpful smuggling contacts online.
For the past three months, a political soap opera has transfixed Mexico. It's the story of Juanito (pictured), a street vendor from Mexico City who rose to political stardom. William Troop explains why Juanito's story is worthy of a telenovela.
The third installment in our series on Mexican voters and what they want ahead of Sunday's presidential election. Reporter Myles Estey profiles a Mexico City entrepeneur who favors a return to power of the PRI, the party that ran Mexico from 1929 to 2000.
Losing a loved one is one thing. Having them taken away by men in government uniforms, never to be seen again, is quite another. That's what's happened to hundreds of Mexicans, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch.
Faced with chronic water shortages, many residents of Mexico City aren't wafting for the city government to fix things. They're turning to the sky. Ari Daniel Shapiro reports on the growing practice of rainwater harvesting.
Mexico requires parents to register their children when they're born in order to get a birth certificate. It's not done automatically, like it typically is in the United States. But many of Mexico's poorest people don't bother, which can leave those children disadvantaged for life.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Plaza de Torros in Mexico City. It's where a Mexican matador made headlines this weekend. Anchor Marco Werman gets the story from reporter Franc Contreras in Mexico City.