Despite human rights concerns, President Obama affirmed support of President Felipe Calderón's aggressive war on drug trafficking during Monday's North America Summit in Guadalajara.
President Obama arrives in Guadalajara for two days of meetings with President Felipe Calderón of Mexico and Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada.
Cuba will allow Russia to look for oil and gas in its territorial waters. Environmentalists cringe, but the industry says its time for the US to look for more oil in the Gulf of Mexico, too.
With seven states now seeing double-digit unemployment rates, the region is feeling some of the costs of a low-wage economy.
Mexican dealers are flooding the market with a cheap form of heroin that is more potent than its predecessors, snaring younger users.
A new study shows that women's economic clout is growing, but they are also more stressed. Tools to help women manage their lives will be an enormous business opportunity.
Manuel Zelaya's visit with President Calderón could mark a new strategy to distance himself from his leftist ally, Hugo Chávez.
Most hourly workers already earn more than the minimum, but some say the new rate of $7.25 an hour will be a modest boost to those earning the least.