Posts Tagged ‘mexico

11
Mar
10

Diary of Your Week: Difficult thoughts

Hi it’s Paul here, in the time I’ve been working here I established pretty early on that WHYS is privileged to have fantastic contributors and callers . Continue reading ‘Diary of Your Week: Difficult thoughts’

22
Feb
10

Is Mexico’s war on drugs getting out of control?

We’ve all heard about Mexico’s war on drugs, a fight between rival drug cartels and government forces. Ciudad Juarez remains Mexico’s murder capital and across the border in El Paso it’s also very dangerous. “It’s a war in which the president can’t claim victory, can’t pull out and which only gets worse” says Ioan Grillo from Time Magazine. He also says “Mexico’s drug war could become its Iraq”. So is it really this bad? Continue reading ‘Is Mexico’s war on drugs getting out of control?’

12
Jun
09

Send me the money

_44183359_moneycount1_apDoes your income rely on money sent from a family member working abroad ? Have you travelled away from home to find a job to help support your family ?

If so, you are part of a hugely important area of the world economy – remittances. Last year, an estimated 305 billion dollars of remittances were sent around the globe.

Continue reading ‘Send me the money’

22
Apr
09

Down Mexico Way

_40987660_mexcity_apWe’re live from Mexico City on Monday, before the team moves on to Indiana at the end of the week.

My colleagues Alicia (from the World Today ) and Ben (from Newshour) are – as i write this- in the air and on their way to the Mexican capital to prepare for the show.
Continue reading ‘Down Mexico Way’




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