Fronteras Desk News

The "dolphin-safe" labels in imported canned tuna are now considered illegal by the World Trade Organization. This ruling follows a 20-year lobby from the Mexican government.
Sep. 19, 2011
Two U.S. agencies say loggerhead sea turtles need greater protection.
Sep. 16, 2011
Residents stayed indoors last year to celebrate Mexico's 200 years of independence. This year, the city is spending nearly $500,000 on everything from security to entertainment. There were no immediate reports of problems with the celebration.
Sep. 16, 2011
The GAO found that since May 2011, the National Guard helped in the arrest of 6 percent of illegal immigrants crossing the border and less than 3 percent of marijuana seized on the border.
Sep. 15, 2011
Jesus Vicente Zambada Niebla, known as “El Mayito”, said he worked with U.S. federal drug agents and can prove it. U.S. officials said that never happened and are trying to prevent him from getting everything they have on the Sinaloa Cartel.
Sep. 15, 2011
As the new school year starts, a Las Vegas middle school is trying to keep up with a flood of immigrant and refugee students, known as "Newcomers", who don’t speak English.
Sep. 15, 2011
Part of the San Ysidro border crossing is reopened to traffic, but some worry about the economic damage to the region.
Sep. 15, 2011
The U.S. Dep't of Justice awarded more than $118 million to American Indian and Alaskan Native nations to fight crime.
Sep. 15, 2011
Should Reclaimed Water Be Used On A "Church"?
Tensions are high as Native Americans oppose a project that will make snow out of treated sewage for a ski resort on an Arizona mountain they consider sacred. Lawsuits have been filed and protesters have been arrested in an effort to block the project.
Sep. 15, 2011
The morning commute threatened to be unusually long Thursday at the nation's busiest border crossing after all U.S.-bound traffic was halted the previous day because scaffolding had collapsed, falling on more than a dozen cars and injuring 11 travelers and construction workers.
Sep. 15, 2011
The company is in charge of waste disposal and recycling for the City of Escondido. The workers were fired after immigration authorities found they lacked the proper paperwork.
Sep. 14, 2011
A wooden platform or roof has collapsed onto one or more vehicles in an area under construction at the San Ysidro Port of Entry.
Sep. 14, 2011
Rising violence and increased border security have drastically changed the illegal business, and changed the role of those who look to help migrants on both sides of the border.
Sep. 14, 2011
Mexican officials will release the animals on a ranch in northeastern Sonora, near the U.S. Mexico border. The Mexican Wolf once roamed much of the Southwest.
Sep. 13, 2011
A tri-national venture announced plans to build a solar panel manufacturing plant and solar farm in a green tech park near Mexicali.
Sep. 13, 2011
There are questions about whether the region was really prepared for a shutdown of this scale.
Sep. 12, 2011
A decade after the 9/11 attacks and despite dramatic efforts to protect the nation’s borders, immigration remains critically linked to border security. But experts question if the borders can every be truly secure.
Sep. 11, 2011
As a nation remembers the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Fronteras reached out to hear your stories.
Sep. 9, 2011
A former consultant at the San Onofre power plant explains how the blackout could have spread so far.
Sep. 9, 2011
San Diego County has received hundreds of millions of dollars for infrastructure and technology to deal with disasters. But a Red Cross official said the failure during the outage was in communicating with the public in a timely manner.
Sep. 9, 2011

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