Fronteras Desk News

Reporter Mónica Ortiz Uribe wanted to look at a typical family of Latino voters -- so she interviewed her own.
Apr. 11, 2012
A proposal to line Broadway with palm trees would come at the expense of more than 100 shade trees.
Apr. 11, 2012
Two months after the Ninth Circuit struck down California’s same-sex marriage ban, gay rights activists are challenging Nevada’s rules limiting marriage to heterosexual couples.
Apr. 11, 2012
Law enforcement officials in the San Diego area say they've seen a recent spike in cases of Mexican job seekers lured into transporting drugs across the border without their knowledge.
Apr. 10, 2012
One of China’s most prominent dissidents died in Tucson last Friday, a city where he lived more than 20 years in exile teaching physics at the University of Arizona.
Apr. 10, 2012
Congestive heart failure is a medical condition that has patients in and out of emergency rooms constantly. That’s tough on the Navajo Nation, where hospitals are few and far between. So an unprecedented health care partnership has been formed to come up with a solution.
Apr. 9, 2012
Face-to-face meeting with a Mexican drug lord leads to an award-winning story for a Fronteras reporter.
Apr. 9, 2012
Share your thoughts on the use of the words "Latino" and "Hispanic."
Apr. 9, 2012
Arizona Senators Jon Kyl and John McCain got a cold reception when they visited Tuba City in Northern Arizona on Thursday.
Apr. 6, 2012
Gunwalking suspect pleads guilty to weapons charges, but none involving the murder of Border Patrol agent.
Apr. 5, 2012
The Tucson Unified School District is expected to not renew the contract of the Mexican American Studies program director. The latest twist came just after The Daily Show aired its satirical look at the school board.
Apr. 5, 2012
A U.S. Border Patrol agent at the center of a civil lawsuit was already suspected of corruption before he allegedly shot an illegal immigrant in 2010.
Apr. 5, 2012
A lawsuit working its way through the court system alleges the city's current system for electing city council members disenfranchises Latinos. Proponents want the city to implement district-wide elections.
Apr. 4, 2012
The words "Hispanic" and "Latino" are used to describe people of Spanish speaking origin. But a survey released on April 4 shows many people who fit that description don’t like to use either term.
Apr. 4, 2012
The legal fight between the Department of Justice and Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has returned. The dispute stems from alleged civil rights violations by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
Apr. 4, 2012
Benjamin Arellano-Felix, the former leader of a major Mexican drug trafficking organization, was sentenced in San Diego on Monday to 25 years in prison. Some observers are surprised by the light sentence and question whether such prosecutions have done much to stem the bloodshed in Mexico, and the flow of drugs to the U.S.
Apr. 3, 2012
We reached out to get your thoughts on how candidates have addressed Latino communities in this campaign season. Take a look at what two voters have to say. And we encourage you to share your views in the comments.
Apr. 2, 2012
Benjamin Arellano Felix was sentenced to 25 years in prison, which prosecutors called a virtual life sentence. It came at the end of a hearing where he tried to bring up new legal issues after accepting the plea agreement.
Apr. 2, 2012
The ACLU says it is more concerned than ever that Escondido has been illegally profiting from the controversial checkpoints.
Mar. 30, 2012
Latino voters could very well decide the presidential race. But candidates have tried to appeal to Latino voters for decades, and have made plenty of blunders along the way.
Mar. 30, 2012

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