CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 6, 1996 |
On a dusty hillside nine miles from the U.S.-Mexico border, Maria Luisa Roldan watched in fascination as a storm of about 300 norteamericanos came down on her Colonia Cumbres. They parked their fancy cars and trucks on the dirt street and then offered Roldan, her children and the community a small milagro. "These are good people," Roldan said as emotion swept through her, causing tears to flow from her strong, brown eyes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 1987 |
The government will spend $2.4 billion this year to build 350,000 public housing units in northern Mexico, the official El Nacional newspaper said this week.
April 28, 1987 |
This capital has a housing shortage of 600,000 units, and migration to the city of 17 million will continue to boost demand by 115,000 units annually, the government-sponsored Forum on Housing in Large Cities reported Monday.
April 22, 2002 |
President Vicente Fox is trying to breathe life into Mexico's moribund housing industry by creating a viable mortgage market in a country where home loans are often too expensive or unavailable on any terms to potential buyers. Loan scarcity is a big reason why Mexico's housing shortage is reaching crisis proportions. The country's housing deficit is now at more than 3 million units and growing at 300,000 per year, said panelists at the Mexican Bankers Assn. meeting here over the weekend.
August 5, 1999 |
With a rollicking 4-3 upset victory over Brazil, Mexico won its first international soccer crown Wednesday night and proved it is on the road to joining the ranks of the world powers. Attacking aggressively from the start, Mexico reversed a half-century of losses to Brazil with its decisive win in the Confederations Cup final before a thunderous home crowd of about 110,000 in the famed Azteca Stadium. Miguel Zepeda, a 23-year-old midfielder, scored twice for Mexico.
August 12, 2007 |
Living stones and baby toes. Creeping devils and elephants. Welcome to Steven Brack's kingdom of cacti, which resides on a sandy patch of desert atop a mesa in the heart of New Mexico. Never heard of his Mesa Garden? Not surprising. But to connoisseurs of cactus, he's the prince of prickly, the sultan of succulents, who keeps them flush with seeds both rare and common. Brack reckons he's about the only full-time producer and exporter of cactus and succulent seeds in North America.