The Toronto Star
Mexicans pay dearly for 'green gold'
Here they squeeze the tangy green fruit over pretty much everything, from tacos and potato chips to fresh mango and coconut.
Citric Scourge: Lime Shortage Sparks Cocktail Cost Crisis at Local Bars
Margarita-lovers, take heed: there's a citrus-related emergency unfolding that strikes right at the heart of your favorite drinking pastime.
Mexican gangs learn that lime pays
"I could just kill for a margarita right now," you sigh, apparently ignorant of the fact that it is March, and the consumption of an iced beverage is nothing short of an act of insanity.
New Hampshire Public Radio -
In Mexico And U.S., Lime Lovers Feel Squeezed By High Prices
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.
Mexico looks to expand training with Marines
Cpl James Hunt, with 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, teaches Mexican marines ground fighting tactics in Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico.
Mexican Newspaper Reports Organized Crime Running Mines
Organized crime gangs have seized control of iron-ore mines in the western Mexican state of Colima and are selling the mineral to China at below-market prices, costing legitimate producers more than $12 million this year, Mexico City daily Reforma reported Thursday.