Monica Ortiz Uribe http://wmub.org en Mexico Aims To Save Babies And Moms With Modern Midwifery http://wmub.org/post/mexico-aims-save-babies-and-moms-modern-midwifery In Mexico these days, the majority of babies are born in hospitals. That hasn't helped reduce the number of maternal deaths, though. So health officials are re-making the centuries-old tradition of midwifery. They are betting a new kind of midwife, one trained in a clinical setting, can offer a solution.<p>At a newly opened school in southern Mexico, young women sit up straight in tiny desks and answer their teacher's questions in chorus. Their round brown faces and thick black hair are typical of this mostly indigenous region in the state of Guerrero. Sun, 06 Jan 2013 11:15:00 +0000 Monica Ortiz Uribe 7742 at http://wmub.org Mexico Aims To Save Babies And Moms With Modern Midwifery Election Gives Little Hope To Embattled Juarez http://wmub.org/post/election-gives-little-hope-embattled-juarez Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>As Carrie said, the war on drugs is not the primary campaign issue in Mexico. But it has been at the heart of outgoing President Felipe Calderon's agenda. The bloodiest battlefield in that war has been Ciudad Juarez, which is right across the border from El Paso, Texas. Sun, 01 Jul 2012 11:55:00 +0000 Monica Ortiz Uribe 688 at http://wmub.org