Daily headlines chronicle the drug cartel violence in neighboring Mexico. Shootouts on busy city streets. Law enforcement agents hunted like animals. Mass graves found in out of the way places. All to supply users in the United States with the highs they crave. In a series of multimedia stories, Fronteras: The Changing America Desk investigates our role in the illegal narcotics trade. “The Drug War At Home” will explore how the nation’s appetite for drugs and Mexico’s war against drug cartels – backed by the US – impacts our communities. Local public radio stations will also dig deeper with special talk shows focused on “The Drug War At Home.” Check your station’s schedule for specific air dates and times. And we also want to hear from you. Have you or someone you know been impacted by the drug war? Share your story by participating in our survey. All responses will be kept confidential. You can also join the conversation through Twitter and Facebook.
Insurance Industry Remains Somewhat Divided On Cross-Border Coverage
As more Americans head to Mexico for cheap dental care, some are questioning whether U.S. insurers should cover work in a foreign country, which undercuts the practice of some American dentists.