World

February 1, 2011 3:01 PM

Free trade: As U.S. corn flows south, Mexicans stop farming

Look around the rain-fed corn farms in Oaxaca state, and in vast areas of Mexico, and one sees few young men, just elderly people and single mothers. "The men have gone to the United States," explained Abel Santiago Duran, a 56-year-old municipal agent, as he surveyed this empty village in Oaxaca state.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Gull falls into curry, turns orange 1:12

Gull falls into curry, turns orange

Angela Merkel visits site of Dachau concentration camp 2:18

Angela Merkel visits site of Dachau concentration camp

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau challenges Obama, British royals to "bring it" at Invictus Games 0:23

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau challenges Obama, British royals to "bring it" at Invictus Games

Fidel Castro delivers speech to Communist Party, and bids final farewell 1:05

Fidel Castro delivers speech to Communist Party, and bids final farewell

Cuba correspondent discusses Obama's upcoming trip to Havana 0:45

Cuba correspondent discusses Obama's upcoming trip to Havana

Dolphins at the doctor 2:37

Dolphins at the doctor

Here's why the U.S. still has bases on Okinawa 70 years after WWII 4:51

Here's why the U.S. still has bases on Okinawa 70 years after WWII

Chinese company relocates Peruvian town to build mine 1:21

Chinese company relocates Peruvian town to build mine

China hopes to connect South America with transcontinental railway 1:10

China hopes to connect South America with transcontinental railway

Beijing celebrates 70th anniversary of WWII end with military might 1:24

Beijing celebrates 70th anniversary of WWII end with military might

Assad's days have been "numbered" for a very long, long time. 2:05

Assad's days have been "numbered" for a very long, long time.

Share Video

Nation & World Videos