Fronteras Desk News

Brnovich Vs. Contreras: A Look At Arizona
At an interview on a Friday in his office, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich wore a blue suit, red tie and black Nikes. I complimented his shoes and Brnovich said they get him flack from fellow Republicans. For Brnovich, the culture war over Colin Kaepernick does not tip the scale against being fiscally conservative.
Oct. 24, 2018
Grand Canyon Superintendent Under Investigation
The National Park Service plans to reassign the Grand Canyon superintendent amid a federal investigation. The agency would not say what those allegations are.
Oct. 23, 2018
Concerns In Mexico After Caravan Arrives
Thousands of Honduran migrants started to arrive to Mexico through Guatemala. Their goal? To reach the United States. But the uncertainty that comes ahead is concerning Mexican citizens and local nonprofit organizations.
Oct. 22, 2018
Potential Closure Brings Change For Navajo
For four decades Navajo and Hopi tribes have relied heavily on the coal industry. It’s the best-paying job around. Even so, many of its employees aren’t waiting for a new owner.
Oct. 22, 2018
U.S. Nonprofit Offers Help In Mexico After Quakes
In September last year, the two devastating earthquakes in Mexico attracted millions of dollars in donations from all over the world, but a significant part of the money went missing or was spent on short-term projects. Now, a U.S.-based organization is working on post-catastrophe projects in Mexico, with the hopes of making donations effective.
Oct. 22, 2018
The scene outside President Donald Trump’s rally Friday night at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport was starkly different than the one in downtown Phoenix last year.
Oct. 19, 2018
Mexico Seeks To Assert Sovereignty After Trump Tweets
Top U.S. and Mexico officials denied on Friday morning that President Donald Trump has influenced Mexico’s immigration enforcement practices.
Oct. 19, 2018
A Controversial Response To Trump’s Threats
Mexican authorities are trying to stop a caravan of migrants headed to the U.S. from entering Mexico, increasing police presence on the Guatemala border and meeting with the migrants.
Oct. 18, 2018
Mining Conference Takes Place In Hermosillo
Representatives of hundreds of mining companies the world over are descending on Hermosillo, Sonora, next week for a major conference.
Oct. 18, 2018
Immigrant Family Releases Continue In Arizona
Citing volume and a decades-old court settlement, federal authorities have been releasing large groups of undocumented immigrant families in Arizona. About 100 people were dropped off at an East Valley church Wednesday night.
Oct. 17, 2018
On AZ Border, Migrants Plan Arrest, Others Have No Plan
Border Patrol officials have been arresting massive groups of Central American migrants near Lukeville and elsewhere along the Arizona border in recent months. Many are families planning to be apprehended and then ask for asylum. Others are still hoping to evade arrest.
Oct. 17, 2018
Mexico Prepares For Honduran Migrant Caravan
Mexican officials are warning they will strictly enforce their entry requirements if the migrants reach their border.
Oct. 16, 2018
University Of Arizona Awards Mexican Journalist
The Zenger Award by UA’s School of Journalism has honored people with extraordinary contributions to freedom of the press for over six decades. And this year, the award went to a controversial Mexican journalist.
Oct. 15, 2018
Canada Will Impose Steel Safeguards
Canada announced last Thursday it will impose new tariffs on steel imports, as the U.S., Canada, and Mexico continue to disagree on how to trade this important construction material.
Oct. 15, 2018
Mexico 68 Olympics Design Is Still Revered, Disputed
The Mexico City Olympic Games began 50 years ago, on Oct. 12. The Games’ vibrant visual identity became the icon of an era and a country, and the style is celebrated as a cornerstone for contemporary graphic design. But its success also brought an ongoing dispute between people from both sides of the border.
Mexico Seeks ‘Lost’ Children Artists For 50th Anniversary Of 1968 Olympics
Oct. 12, 2018
Pence Urges Migrants To Avoid ‘Dangerous’ Journey
Vice President Mike Pence urged would-be migrants in Central America to avoid the dangerous journey to cross illegally into the U.S.
Oct. 11, 2018
How Does Texas ICWA Decision Impact AZ Adoptions?
A federal judge in Texas last week said the landmark law that regulates adoptions of Native American children is unconstitutional. But non native couples who wish to adopt Native American kids in Arizona are hoping the ruling has some weight here.
Oct. 11, 2018
Mexico Seeks ‘Lost’ Children Artists For 50th Anniversary Of Olympics
An exhibit in Mexico City will show paintings made by children from all over the world for the 1968 Mexico City Olympic Games. The organizers have been looking for the now-adult artists for months, and while some of them have shown up, not a single American has been found.
Oct. 11, 2018
Texas Court Strikes Down ICWA Adoption Law
A federal judge in Texas on Oct. 4 struck down the landmark law that regulates adoptions of Native American children.The court’s decision stunned Native American rights advocates, who say it could have a destructive impact on tribal sovereignty.
Oct. 11, 2018
Cananea Wants To Be A ‘Pueblo Magico’
A city in Sonora known as the birthplace of the Mexican Revolution is hoping to use that history to draw more tourists. Cananea is vying for recognition as a magical town.
Oct. 11, 2018