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Mexico City Wal-Mart

Opinion: Walmart Bribery And Mexico

According to news reports, the allure of building a Wal-Mart near ancient pyramids in Mexico, and thus gaining access to global tourists nearby, was so strong that Wal-Mart circumvented democratic institutions and bribed the right people to get their way.



6.3 Earthquake Strikes Off California-Mexico Border

A large earthquake has struck in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Southern California and Mexico, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


Notable Deaths 2012

California Singer Rivera Dead In Mexican Plane Crash

U.S. authorities confirmed Monday that Jenni Rivera, a U.S.-born singer whose soulful voice and openness about her personal troubles made her a Mexican-American superstar, was killed in a plane crash in northern Mexico.


Moncho and Christi Camblor (CBS)

Compassion For Animals Earns North Bay Couple Jefferson Award

A Bay Area couple combined their skills to help thousands of animals and their guardians from Mexico to Sonoma County. Now they’re improving animal welfare on both sides of the border.


Damage shown after a magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck in San Marcos, Guatemala, Wednesday Nov. 7, 2012. (CBS News)

Deadly Guatemalan Coastal Quake Follows Smaller NorCal Temblor

A 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Guatemala on Wednesday, killing at least 48 people as it ravaged an idyllic mountain town near the Mexican border, the country’s president said. About 100 people were missing, and hundreds more were injured.


Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown Visits Oracle, Approves Foreign Trade Offices

Gov. Jerry Brown was at Oracle Headquarters in Redwood Shores Tuesday morning to sign legislation creating a new department that aims to strengthen economic ties with foreign trading partners.



South Bay Man Arrested In Mexico Along With Members of Hezbollah

The FBI confirmed Monday that a man who led a South Bay mosque has been arrested in Mexico on a parole violation and is in federal custody.


Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of Congress

Attorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him “in contempt” for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.


Border Patrol (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Has Last Word With The Supreme Court On Immigration

After the Supreme Court decision on the Arizona immigration law, SB 1070, the Obama administration announced that it is revoking agreements with Arizona police over the enforcement of federal immigration laws.


Map shows 7.6 earthquake epicenter in Guerrero state, Mexico on March 20, 2012. (CBS News/Google)

Californians Take Note As Magnitude 7.4 Quake Rocks Mexico

A major magnitude 7.4 earthquake that hit Mexico’s Pacific Coast on Tuesday served as a grim reminder that California is vulnerable, state officials said.