Mexico

Scientists from the Santa Fe Institute have discovered basic patterns underlying the way cities have always grown. The mechanics of "urban scaling" may have something fundamental to tell us about how large settlements evolve.
2 days ago   Christian Science Monitor
The security border fence designed to combat illegal immigration into the U.S. is raising concerns over its impact on habitats and wildlife.
Nov 5, 2008   OneWorld.net
Mexican President Felipe Calderon has announced a $4.3 billion plan to improve the country's infrastructure, schools and housing stock.
Oct 14, 2008   BBC
Officials in Mexico are looking to crack down on rampant police corruption with an unlikely carrot: mortgages.
Oct 7, 2008   Associated Press
Once a week, car-flooded streets convert into bike- and pedestrian-flooded public parks in crowded Mexico City.
Sep 29, 2008   Los Angeles Times
Outsourcing work to China has gotten costlier due to increasing fuel and labor costs. As a result, some American companies are pondering a return to Mexico to manufacture their goods instead.
Sep 12, 2008   The Christian Science Monitor
Mexico is moving forward with plans to construct a large international shipping port in Baja California -- an attempt to rival the Los Angeles-Long Beach port powerhouse.
Aug 29, 2008   The Los Angeles Times
<p>Air pollution is so bad in Mexico City that residents have less sensitivity to smells, according to a recent study.</p>
Jun 6, 2008   Reuters
<p>With one of the world's higher rates of air pollution, Mexico City is cracking down on one type of emission: cigarette smoke. Smoking has been banned in all public places in the city, including office buildings and restaurants.</p>
Apr 12, 2008   Reuters
<p>Capitalizing on the booming Mexican home market and government calls for better urban planning, Mexico's second biggest residential developer is planning six new towns complete with homes, stores, employment and schools.</p>
Apr 4, 2008   Reuters
<p>Federal and state environmental guidelines have been waived by the Federal government to fast-track construction of nearly 700 miles of fencing along the U.S. Mexico Border.</p>
Apr 3, 2008   The Los Angeles Times