The Department of State has updated its travel warnings to Mexico, and some tourist attractions and the neighboring state of Sonora made it onto the list.
The first round of renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ended last week in Washington, D.C., and Canada, Mexico and the United States committed to coming up with a revised treaty quickly.
U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer said in opening remarks that NAFTA "has failed" Americans as a result of trade deficits. Some clash with that view, while others partially agree.
Business leaders are bracing ahead of the trade negotiations beginning Wednesday between the U.S. and its North American neighbors.
Electricity companies in Arizona and in Mexico are planning a project to run power back and forth across the border.
A Texas business alliance supported by the Mexican government is lobbying to protect its interests at the free trade agreement negotiations, and they hope states like Arizona will follow their lead.
Remittances in Mexico have hit a record high, and the American economy and politics had a key role in the increase.
Uber says it will invest more than $360 million in Mexico with the goal of more than doubling its number of drivers in the country.
The U.S. State Department is advising travelers to Mexico that it has received reports of tourists that have fallen ill or blacked out after consuming tainted or substandard alcohol.
The U.S. and Mexico are getting ready for the first round of discussions of the North American Free Trade Agreement.