Carrie Kahn http://wuwm.com en A Mystery For Millennia, This Ancient Pyramid May Crumble Soon http://wuwm.com/post/mystery-millennia-ancient-pyramid-may-crumble-soon Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>One of the largest pyramids in the world is in trouble: Mexico's Pyramid of the Sun. It's located just outside Mexico City and is a popular tourist attraction. A local physicist says part of the 2,000 year old structure appears to be drying out and local news headlines have spread fear that the revered ruins are in danger of collapsing. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:23:00 +0000 Carrie Kahn 28624 at http://wuwm.com Tijuana's New Breed Of Entrepreneurs Create Technical Businesses http://wuwm.com/post/tijuanas-new-breed-entrepreneurs-create-technical-businesses Transcript <p>LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST: <p>This is MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Linda Wertheimer.<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>And I'm Steve Inskeep. Good morning. Tijuana, Mexico stands so close to the U.S. border, the city practically leans on the fence. We drove through the city with NPR's Carrie Kahn.<p>CARRIE KAHN, BYLINE: This is the original border fence. That's all there was. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 09:18:00 +0000 Carrie Kahn 27892 at http://wuwm.com In Mexico And U.S., Lime Lovers Feel Squeezed By High Prices http://wuwm.com/post/mexico-and-us-lime-lovers-feel-squeezed-high-prices Has the price of your margarita cocktail shot up? Guacamole more expensive? Blame it on limes.<p>About 98 percent of limes consumed in the U.S. come from Mexico. But our neighbors to the south are feeling seriously squeezed by a shortage of the beloved citrus fruit.<p>At a Mexico City outdoor market, vendor Alberto Reyes Stanislao tries to entice passersby to buy his limes with sweet talk and coaxing. But with limes going for 50 pesos a kilo — about $1.75 a pound, or three times the normal price — his sales have plummeted 50 percent. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 07:22:00 +0000 Carrie Kahn 27711 at http://wuwm.com In Mexico And U.S., Lime Lovers Feel Squeezed By High Prices Drug Cartel Boss Dies A Second Time http://wuwm.com/post/drug-cartel-boss-dies-second-time Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Melissa Block.<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: <p>And I'm Robert Siegel.<p>In Mexico, the government says security forces have scored another victory against a powerful cartel. It's the second such announcement in two weeks. Marines gunned down the leader of the notorious and quasi-religious Knights Templar drug gang. It happens that authorities first reported the death of this very drug lord more than three years ago. This time, however, the government says it's 100 percent certain they got the right man. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:02:00 +0000 Carrie Kahn 26502 at http://wuwm.com Mexican Judges Rule 'El Chapo' Will Stand Trial In Mexico First http://wuwm.com/post/mexican-judges-rule-el-chapo-will-stand-trial-mexico-first The arrest of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman is a coup for Mexican authorities. Now comes the tussle over where he will be tried. He's wanted in at least seven U.S. federal districts. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:18:00 +0000 Carrie Kahn 25589 at http://wuwm.com