Elouise Cobell was the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit that accused the federal government of cheating Native Americans in its management of Indian land. Cobell never saw a dime of the $3.4 billion settlement.
Previously, all trucks from Mexico had to stop after crossing the border and transfer the cargo to U.S. trucks. Now they’ll be able to continue inland. Labor unions fought the cross-border trucking program for years, citing safety concerns and it would take away jobs.
On Tuesday, Republican presidential candidates are in Las Vegas preparing to face-off in the next primary debate. But a new poll finds many Latino voters don't have a strong favorable view of any of them.
Some alternative newspapers get a large percentage of their advertising revenue from medical marijuana dispensaries. Now that U.S. attorneys in California are cracking down on these establishments, the weekly publications could feel the pain.
The clothing retailer Urban Outfitters is under fire for using the word “Navajo” to describe a line of clothing and products. The retailer said it currently has no plans to modify or discontinue any of the products.
With among the highest homicide rates in Mexico, Ciudad Juarez is about to launch a massive business, cultural and arts expo called “Juarez Competitiva.” Organizers want the event to attract businesses and tourism to the city ravaged by drug cartel violence.
New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that 248 counties in 25 states will have to provide translated ballots and voting materials in the next election. That number is down from what was required following the 2000 census.
In the final part of our ongoing series, we turn to the maguiladora workers. Many have enjoyed a higher standard of living thanks to the factory jobs. But a maquila advocacy group claims many have been subjected to years of exploitation.
The complaint accuses the defendant, who apparently lived in Texas, of traveling several times into Mexico to meet with an undercover informant working for the DEA. The informant posed as a member of a Mexican drug cartel.
The Navajo Generating Station, targeted for closure by environmentalists, faces a lease renewal and new, expensive EPA requirements. Many Navajos want it to stay, as they rely on the power plant and the coal mine that feeds it for jobs.