Rodrigo Medellin has loved animals for his entire life. He's especially fond of bats, which have been the focus of his work as an adult in Mexico. Medellin's research is focused on helping make sure bats thrive long into the future.
Journalist Jesús Lemus risked his life to report on Mexico's drug war. But then he was jailed on trumped-up drug trafficking charges, accused of being the head of various cartels. But Lemus saw opportunity behind bars, and interviewed some of Mexico's most famous prisoners. Now free, Lemus has published a book filled with the stories he collected from behind bars.
Two Mexican-born filmmakers took major prizes at the Oscars this weekend, continuing the country's winning streak at the biggest awards show in film. That success is encouraging young and emerging film students in a country where making movies remains tough.
Aldo Villegas, also known as Bocafloja, is one of the most popular independent rappers in Spanish and, as Mary Stucky reports, over the years he's acquired a huge following in both Mexico and the United States.
President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto has thanked voters for giving his PRI party another chance and has vowed no return to the past. Nieto is about six points ahead of his nearest rival, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who has not admitted defeat.
Mexico City's water system is fragile, because the growth of the population has put a heavy burden on the underground aquifer that feeds the city. So some entrepreneurs have devised a system to collect and store rain water, to keep houses supplied.