Fronteras Desk News

Roberto Hernandez moved drugs north to the U.S. and dollars south to Mexico. His illegal trade ended when investigators started listening to his phone calls.
May. 17, 2011
Water is high on the long list of issues the U.S. and Mexico deal with along the border. The improvement of a wastewater-treatment plant in San Diego highlights increasing collaboration.
May. 16, 2011
About 22 million Americans use illegal drugs, leading to billions of dollars in profit for Mexico's drug cartels. This is the first in a series of stories exploring "The Drug War At Home."
May. 16, 2011
President Barack Obama gave a speech in El Paso, Texas regarding border security and immigration.
May. 10, 2011
As the city of El Paso prepares for President Obama's visit, residents weigh in on his stance on immigration so far.
May. 10, 2011
During the 19th Century, gold mining fueled the expansion into the so-called Wild West. Today, rising gold prices have led to a new gold rush with ten old mines reopened in the last decade.
May. 10, 2011
About 100 people gathered at a traffic circle on one of the city's busiest streets calling for an end to the violence and for justice.
May. 8, 2011
A secessionist movement in Southern Arizona is gaining traction, aiming to break away from the capitol, Phoenix.
May. 6, 2011
Multiple illegal border crossings land a Mexican man in prison for seven years.
May. 4, 2011
Southern California is a leader in urban and residential rooftop solar technologies. But this green energy boom has left many working-class Latinos behind.
May. 4, 2011
A popular Mexican Beach town among U.S. tourists is trying to stay attractive while keeping its increase in drug violence quiet.
May. 3, 2011
Officials along the border recount the changes along the U.S.-Mexico border and the changes in store for the future.
May. 3, 2011
Benjamin Arellano-Felix, one of the most wanted and brutal drug cartel bosses, was extradited to the United States from Mexico today to face charges in San Diego.
Apr. 29, 2011
For the first time, the warning pinpointed Rocky Point. Fear and a bad economy drove away American tourists in past years. This travel warning hasn't helped. Few visitors can be found on the streets.
Apr. 29, 2011
Chiles are the state treasure of New Mexico. Now their authenticity is protected by state law. Governor Susana Martinez signed legislation in April that could send anyone caught lying about selling the real thing to jail.
Apr. 28, 2011
A higher than average runoff from the Rocky mountains to the Colorado River this spring will make water more plentiful than usual in states like Nevada, California and parts of Arizona. But the Rio Grande River is getting almost nothing from the melting snow.
Apr. 27, 2011
A truck driver was sentenced today in San Diego for helping distribute more than 19,000 pounds of marijuana smuggled from Mexico.
Apr. 25, 2011
Thousands of immigrants and refugees settling in Southern California are medical professionals like doctors, dentists and nurses. Many are working on getting credentials to practice the healing arts in the U.S.
Apr. 25, 2011
There are accusations of breach of contract and transgressions on both sides. But both sides can agree that the Skywalk is drawing tourists.
Apr. 22, 2011
For the fifth straight year, the U.S. State Department has issued a travel warning for Americans going to Mexico. But this warning is more strongly worded and suggests that in some parts of Mexico, Americans are being targeted.
Apr. 22, 2011

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