Millions of schoolchildren across Mexico began the academic year this week in front of a TV. But teachers in Oaxaca say televised classes won’t meet fundamental educational needs and many families lack the technology to keep up, deepening Mexico's socioeconomic divide.
The flood of young Central American migrants streaming across the US border over the past year has slowed to a trickle. One of the reasons may be Mexico’s increased border enforcement along its southern border with Guatemala. And that's creating headaches for Mexicans living near that border.
Increasingly, when people talk climate change, they talk about adapting to it. In southern Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala, adaptation could be easier, cheaper and better at preparing for a future of more intense tropical storms and hurricanes.
Grant Fuller reports from southern Mexico on disillusioned Zapatista youths who are ready to give up the movement's anti-capitalist ideals to try and make some money for themselves as laborers in upscale beach resorts like Cancun.
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