Mexico http://www.kplu.org en Mexico Still Safe For Vacationers — If You Know Where To Go http://www.kplu.org/post/mexico-still-safe-vacationers-if-you-know-where-go <p></p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:26:46 +0000 Ed Ronco & Matthew Brumley 14476 at http://www.kplu.org Mexico Still Safe For Vacationers — If You Know Where To Go Gerry Hadden covers his years as an NPR foreign correspondent http://www.kplu.org/post/gerry-hadden-covers-his-years-npr-foreign-correspondent <p>Any dedicated public radio listener has probably wondered what it&#39;s like to be a foreign correspondent for NPR. Reporter <a href="http://www.gerryhadden.com/gerryhadden/Bio.html">Gerry Hadden</a> gives us a glimpse into that world in his memoir, <a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/62646482/Never-the-Hope-Itself-by-Gerry-Hadden">Never the Hope Itself</a>.</p><p> Tue, 06 Dec 2011 12:30:00 +0000 Erin Hennessey 3318 at http://www.kplu.org Gerry Hadden covers his years as an NPR foreign correspondent Anniversary stirs sadness and hope for one farm laborer http://www.kplu.org/post/anniversary-stirs-sadness-and-hope-one-farm-laborer <p>Reflections of a farm laborer and his son near Eltopia, Wash.:</p><p>&quot;My name is Victor Santillan and I work for Agri-Pack, stacking hay in the trucks. I&#39;m from Durango, Mexico and I&#39;m proud of it too. I think people are still feeling sad about this anniversary. I feel sad for all the people that died.</p><p> Fri, 02 Sep 2011 17:22:45 +0000 Anna King 2525 at http://www.kplu.org Anniversary stirs sadness and hope for one farm laborer Northwest highways await Mexican trucks http://www.kplu.org/post/northwest-highways-await-mexican-trucks <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-980598.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-980598.mp3</a></p><p>The next time you head down the interstate, that truck in the lane next to you could be from Mexico. That&#39;s because of a recent cross-border trucking accord between the United States and Mexico.</p><p>Opponents say putting Mexican trucks on U.S. roads is risky. But there&#39;s little evidence to show that Mexican trucks are actually a hazard on the highway.</p><p> Thu, 04 Aug 2011 16:56:05 +0000 Chris Lehman 2249 at http://www.kplu.org Northwest highways await Mexican trucks