Sonora, Mexico Governor Says No To Migrant Blockade

Jun 23, 2014
Associated Press

The governor of Sonora said his government has no plans to try to block the thousands of Central Americans who make their way through his country from trying to reach the United States. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

Mezcal Production Drawing Mexicans Back Home

Dec 12, 2012
Lorne Matalon

It’s after midnight at Bar Añejo in Manhattan. Añejo means ‘aged’. On this night--in this place--it means “the nectar of a Mexican plant that’s been lovingly grown, and you’re about to sip it.”

Mexico One Step Closer To Legalized Gay Marriage

Dec 7, 2012

The Mexican Supreme Court overturned an Oaxaca state law prohibiting same-sex marriage. The ruling may have a wide-ranging influence, leading to the legalization of gay marriage in Mexico.

The unanimous ruling is aligned with Mexico City, where gay marriage has been legal since 2010.

Some are citing this week’s decision as evidence that Mexico is paving the way for gay marriages to be recognized not only throughout the nation, but other Latin American countries as well.

The State Department has renewed its travel warning for Mexico, saying that drug violence there can be a danger to Americans.

US And Mexico Make Water History

Nov 20, 2012

The United States and Mexico signed an historic agreement Tuesday to ration and protect Colorado River water.