Fronteras Desk News

On a cold December night in 2010, a Border Patrol agent was shot and killed along the U.S.-Mexican border in southern Arizona. His murder exposed a government operation known as Fast and Furious that’s become a major scandal.
Aug. 10, 2012
The Federal Highway Administration said new highway projects must stop because the California county hasn't taken steps to improve air quality.
Aug. 10, 2012
Tethered surveillance blimps will now be seen across the Rio Grande Valley in Texas.
Aug. 10, 2012
Some Arizona small businesses are seeing promise in Mexico's economy, and are considering new export opportunities there.
Aug. 10, 2012
August is the time for festivals in Baja, California - from cheese and bread to salads to seafood. The grandaddy of them all is the Fiestas de la Vendimia, the harvest festivals in Ensenada's lush Guadalupe Valley wine country.
Aug. 10, 2012
Javier Sicilia - the renowned artist who turned the grief over the loss of his son into a movement - brings his campaign to the U.S. He will travel across the Southwest and plans to end it in Washington D.C. next month.
Aug. 10, 2012
Baja wineries offer much for foodies and wine lovers.
Aug. 9, 2012
The U.S. Census Bureau released on Wednesday the results of experimental race and Hispanic origin questions tested during the 2010 census. The findings could have implications for how the 2020 census asks Americans about race.
Aug. 9, 2012
Undocumented immigrants applying for permission to remain in the United States under President Obama's new deportation policy should beware of scammers.
Aug. 8, 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency director Lisa Jackson joined her Mexican counterpart to commit to find bi-national solutions to environmental hazards along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Aug. 8, 2012
Do saguaros spontaneously combust?
Aug. 8, 2012
A judge has ruled that children held in the U.S. should be returned to their mother in Mexico. But court appeals could drag out the process.
Aug. 8, 2012
Prenatal care is a challenge for uninsured women who don't speak English. Pediatric care can also be hard to get. There are currently six "Healthy Start" programs - from Texas to California - to help these families.
Aug. 8, 2012
Many Americans are missing out on what Baja California has to offer.
Aug. 8, 2012
The number of young undocumented immigrants who can avoid deportation under a new Obama Administration program may be higher than previously expected.
Aug. 8, 2012
Jared Lee Loughner has agreed to spend the rest of his life in prison, accepting that he went on a deadly shooting rampage at a Tucson political gathering.
Aug. 7, 2012
President Barack Obama announced seven large solar and wind projects in the West will be expedited. The announcement comes on the first day of the national clean energy summit.
Aug. 7, 2012
Tips from Val Hoeppner's "Mobile as MacGyver" session at UNITY 2012.
Aug. 7, 2012
The federal judge overseeing the mass shooting case in Tucson that injured Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has confirmed that the accused gunman requested a change to his earlier not guilty plea.
Aug. 6, 2012
Campaign politics hit close to home for journalists attending the UNITY 2012 conference.
Aug. 6, 2012

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