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Radio waves connect Mexicans in remote Tlaxiaco with family in the US

Tlaxiaco has been inundated with international attention in recent months because it’s the hometown of Yalitza Aparicio, the star of the movie Roma, who emerged from obscurity to become an Oscar nominee. But Tlaxiaco is already well known in Fresno, California, and other cities throughout the US because of decades of migration from this region of Mexico. Those ties are fortified by La Hora Mixteca, or The Mixtec Hour, a bi-national radio program.

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Mexico battles drug traffickers

The World's Lorne Matalon reports that Mexico is struggling in its war on drug traffickers as violence along the border continues to escalate and recently a private intelligence report questioned whether Mexico is "on the road to becoming a failed state."

Human trafficking in Mexico

Sex trafficking is an international business and it's become big business in tiny towns across Mexico where human trafficking gangs prey on young women with virtual impunity, as Correspondent Conrad Fox reports.

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Global Hit

Mexican actress and singer Ximena Sarinana makes her debut in the United States tonight. Ancor Lisa Mullins speaks to Sarinana about her success in Mexico and her next big step in the US.

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Geo Answer

Today's answer is Jalisco, Mexico, home to the blue agave plant, a key ingredient in tequila. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with a judge at a tequila-tasting competition in San Diego.

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Global Hit + Geo Answer

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks to musician Dan Zanes about his new Spanish-language album called "Nueva York." The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Mexican port city of Veracruz, located on shores of the Gulf of Mexico. The strategic seaport figures prominently in Mexican history, and the city's traditional music called "son jarocho" figures in the music of Dan Zanes.