mexican currency
During his campaign, and in his press conference on Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump promised tougher trade regulations with Mexico. His words have already affected the value of the Mexican peso, according to experts.
January 12, 2017
The Phoenix Suns fell 108 to 113 against Dallas Mavericks in their first of two home games in Mexico City.
The Phoenix Suns played the first of two regular season games in Mexico City Thursday night, and more than the game was at stake, as Arizona officials also met with Mexican leaders at the game.
January 13, 2017
Legislation would require cost controls to be built into the acquisition of new border security technologies.
Horacio Llamas, a former center for the Phoenix Suns and a native of Sinaloa, Mexico, has been promoting the Suns' home games in Mexico City.
The Phoenix Suns might not be the most talked about team among Mexican basketball fans, but that didn't keep two home games the team is hosting at the 22,000-capacity Mexico City Arena this week from selling out.
Mexico City Mayor Miguel Ángel Mancera receives a Phoenix Suns jersey
The mayor of Mexico City is welcoming the Phoenix Suns, who will play two of their regular season home games there this week.
Grand Canyon tourists
President Obama decided not to grant monument status to a large parcel of land adjacent to Grand Canyon National Park, a move that would have made permanent the administration’s temporary ban on uranium mining.
Border Patrol Vehicle with flags
Over the past month, Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona have been attacked at levels of violence that were far greater than the agency had previously acknowledged. In one attack, an agent was nearly maimed.
In North Dakota, a ruling by the Army Corps of Engineers has temporarily halted construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. That decision has energized opposition to a pipeline under construction by the same company in west Texas. Mexico is paying for the Texas pipeline and has a lot at stake in this and other U.S. pipelines.
Ford Motor Co. executives said Tuesday they were scrapping a project to build a $1.6 billion facility in Mexico, instead choosing to move those planned operations to an existing factory in Mexico, and investing $700 million in a Michigan plant that will build electric vehicles.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has called for more collaborative action to protect communities from wildfire and better prepare firefighters. She travels to the National Interagency Fire Center in Idaho today.
The Arizona Game And Fish is considering new boating rules to improve safety on the state’s lakes and rivers.
bears ears proclaimation
President Barack Obama used his executive authority under the Antiquities Act Dec. 28 to declare two national monuments in the southwest -- Bears Ears in Utah and Gold Butte in Nevada. Tribal leaders and environmentalists are thrilled to protect the land from mining and artifact looting. But not everyone is happy about the designations.
Navajo Nation seal
The Navajo Nation Library wants to preserve thousands of hours of oral history. The task -- to digitize 300 reels of tape. But that costs money.
Seeds are among Arizona’s exports to Mexico, Some of them are grown in the outskirts of Mexico City and still using ancient pre columbian agricultural techniques.
The Tapia’s bought this home in Brawley for $385,000 in 2007. They’ve let the front yard turn brown as they wait for a short sale to go through for less than half of what they paid for the home.
Mexico’s consumer protection agency is beginning to offer financial advice to Mexican nationals living in the U.S. and returning to their native country.