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Americans Are Going to Juarez for Cheap Dental Care

Jessica Nitardy, a Mexican dentist, says the majority of her clients are Americans who can't afford treatment in the U.S.

Mexico's Olympic 'Ski Team' Is One Guy in a Mariachi Suit

Examining the historical wardrobe choices of the nutty Mexican skier Hubertus von Hohenlohe.

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In Mexico, a City's Scar Becomes its Most Prized Park

A case study in urban renewal.

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Mexico City's Newest Pop-Up Restaurant Looks Like a Horrible, Expensive Time

Enjoy a $230 dinner while strapped in 150 feet above ground.

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Mexico Uses Deaf People to Monitor Surveillance Cameras

This clever pilot program has garnered international attention.

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A Woman in a Wig Claims to Be Committing Revenge Murders Against Bus Drivers in Juarez, Mexico

Emails say that the murders are acts of vengeance for a series of sexual assaults. 

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Mexico Has a Dog Kidnapping Problem

Animal care organizations report a quadrupling of kidnappings in recent years, buoyed by robust ransom opportunities.

Non-Human Mayoral Candidate of the Day: Morris the Cat

Yes we cat!

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Beating Horses To Make Them Go Into the Ocean: Not Cool

Also, Malibu considers outlawing rat poison and another Mexican city bans bullfighting.

What It Looks Like To Live Near Mexico City's Rumbling Volcano

Popocatépetl is a fire-and-smoke-belching monster that just happens to be remarkably easy on the eyes.

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Public Health Initiative of the Day: No Salt For You

Mexico City's "Menos sal, más salud" encourages restaurant owners to make salt shakers available only for those who request them.

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How the 'Broken Windows' Theory Tamed Juarez

Violence is way down, and researchers chalk it up to good, old-fashioned police work.

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A Lens on the Pickup Carpoolers of Monterrey

Photographer Alejandro Cartagena captures intimate scenes of informal commuting.

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How Mexico City's Drunk Driving Crack Down Is Making the City Safer

Innovative programs have helped turn the city from one of the world's most dangerous places into one of the safest areas in Mexico.

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On Second Thought, Maybe Accepting $5 Million to Erect a Statue of a Foreign Dictator's Dad Isn't Such a Great Idea

Mexico City's surreal adventure with Heydar Aliyev.

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A Simple Way to Reduce Urban Poverty: Pave Streets

New research finds that paving streets boosts housing wealth, which boosts credit use, which boosts household consumption — all for little cost.

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A Grim Map of Disappeared Mexican Journalists

Drug wars and cartels have been blamed for the disappearance of at least 13 journalists since 2003.

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Mexico's Boxcar Children

Life in an abandoned rail car outside of Monterrey.

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Dog Poop Goes In, Free WiFi Comes Out

In Mexico City, new devices give pedestrians an unusual incentive to clean up after their pets.