Gunmen in the violence-plagued border city of Cuidad Juarez killed two Americans and one Mexican with ties to the US Consulate on Saturday. Authorities are still trying to assess the motive for the Mexico killings.
The secretary of state's humility in reaching out to Mexico is part of Obama's plan to change sinking world opinion of the US.
Hillary Clinton arrives Wednesday with a new border security plan that signals greater cooperation between the two countries.
Freedom of press is under siege in Mexico. Calls grow for a new law to make such attacks on the media a federal crime.
Business elites and conservative governments worry about his opposition to free-trade deals.
A newspaper editor, a columnist, police officers, and bar patrons are among those killed in separate acts of violence this past week.
Forget Spanish-language newspapers as a vocabulary builder; I've subscribed to a frivolous women's magazine.