Fronteras Desk News

Many factors contribute to the drop in consumption. They include increased awareness; federal, state and municipal water restrictions; and even the mortgage foreclosure crisis.
Jun. 29, 2011
The ATF is accused of running an operation it called "Fast and Furious" that allowed cartel gun buyers to purchase weapons and take them unhindered into Mexico.
Jun. 23, 2011
That part of the border is easily crossed from Mexico by people on foot. The only border fence anywhere near there is meant to stop vehicles, not people.
Jun. 23, 2011
The tribe has been struggling for decades to get more drinking water. Now they are on the verge of a historic agreement that will help them get a share of the Colorado River.
Jun. 23, 2011
The ritual is known as the Dance of the Matachines, and it dates back to the Spanish Conquest.
Jun. 23, 2011
A Border Patrol agent yesterday shot dead a Mexican man on the San Diego-Tijuana border, prompting criticism that there was indiscriminate use of force by the agency.
Jun. 22, 2011
Prominent Catholics want to build pro-life leaders amongst the country’s growing Latino population, who are considered the future of the Catholic Church.
Jun. 22, 2011
The agency announced the temporary measure as it considers a permanent ban.
Jun. 21, 2011
"Clearly the concern is that a weapon, two weapons, were found at the homicide scene where Brian Terry was murdered and that those weapons had been part of Operation Fast and Furious."
Jun. 21, 2011
Despite some recent reforms, some states say the "Secure Communities" program is making their policing efforts more difficult.
Jun. 20, 2011
Agents from the bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms testified they tried to stop the gun walking program.
Jun. 17, 2011
Aggravating the fire season this year is a severe drought, which is especially hurting southern New Mexico.
Jun. 17, 2011
He survived four assassination attempts, including a kidnapping, in Mexico.
Jun. 17, 2011
In response to criticism, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials announced today a series of reforms to its Secure Communities program, intended to get rid of immigrants who are dangerous criminals.
Jun. 17, 2011
June 17th marks 40 years since President Richard Nixon declared a "War on Drugs." Today, drug policy represents one of the most contested issues in America and Mexico.
Jun. 17, 2011
A new youth orchestra in this Mexican border city recently debuted as part of an effort to steer the next generation away from violence.
Jun. 16, 2011
One of the biggest ongoing problems is their pastureland. All of it burned away.
Jun. 16, 2011
The fact is that when you buy pot on the black market, there's usually no way to know where it came from.
Jun. 15, 2011
The reptile meat goes for as much as $50 in the black market, but it isn't an endangered species.
Jun. 15, 2011
On any given day, there are about 37,000 immigrants in detention throughout the U.S. Before they get deported, many are often transferred to remote jails.
Jun. 15, 2011

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