11 July 2011

MEXICO / USA: Despite Violence, Border Factories Bloom.

NYTIMES / R. Archibold
2 screen read...combined

Proximity to the the US market is still key...as border "maquis"/maquiladoras/factories... continue to prosper...even as thousands are brutally murdered annually in Mexico's narco wars.
Mexico's manufacturing jobs have increased by a remarkable 8.2 % to 1.8 million as of January.