Mexico Update

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Mexico's escalating drug-related violence and criminal activity have prompted the U.S. State Department to expand its travel warning for the country. But despite the warnings, the tourism industry is thriving. We explore efforts to stem the border violence, the state of U.S.-Mexico relations and what lies ahead for our neighbors to the south.

This past Sunday, a fight between rival drug gangs in a prison near Monterrey, Mexico led to the killing of 44 inmates and a massive jail break.


Alfredo Corchado, Mexico bureau chief for The Dallas Morning News

Roderic Camp, professor of the Pacific Rim at Claremont McKenna College. Advisory board member of the Mexican Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars.