Fronteras Desk News

Mexico’s President Congratulates U.S. On Fourth Of July
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of Mexico commemorated the United States' Independence Day on Thursday, saying he hopes the two countries will have friendship and cooperation.
Jul. 4, 2019
Border Agent With Long List Of Complaints Heads To Trial In Arizona
Authorities say after he ran down Antonin Lopez twice with his agency vehicle, Border Patrol Agent Matthew Bowen texted a co-worker. "Just a little push with a Ford bumper," he wrote, prosecutors say.
Jul. 3, 2019
Tomato Imports Still Up After Duties Were Imposed
Despite a significant tariff in place, Mexican tomato imports have not yet declined as some feared. For now two months in a row, Mexican tomato import weights have increased year-over-year through Nogales since a nearly 18% tariff was imposed in early May.
Jul. 3, 2019
9 Officers Killed In Guaymas In As Many Months
In the wake of another attack this week, the U.S. Consulate in Hermosillo Mexico warned visitors to use “extreme caution and avoid large public gatherings in Guaymas and Empalme.”
Jul. 3, 2019
UNESCO: Parts Of Mexicos Sea of Cortez In Danger
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has designated parts of Mexico’s Sea of Cortez as a world heritage site “in danger” in an attempt to help protect the habitat of the vaquita marina, an endangered porpoise.
Jul. 3, 2019
Phoenix-Area Aid Groups Take Key Step Toward Opening Migrant Shelter
A coalition of aid groups helping migrant families dropped off in Phoenix has taken a big step toward realizing the goal of reopening the unused Ann Ott School as an overnight shelter, but at least one neighborhood group plans to appeal decisions made by a city hearing officer on Tuesday.
Jul. 2, 2019
Some Central American Asylum Applicants Choose To Return Home
Dozens of Central American asylum applicants are choosing to be bused back to their home countries, instead of waiting in Mexico while their cases are being processed in the U.S., Mexican immigration officials said on Tuesday.
Jul. 2, 2019
U.S. To Retry No More Deaths Border Activist
Federal prosecutors said Tuesday they will seek to retry a humanitarian aid worker they say illegally harbored two undocumented migrants from Central America in southern Arizona. This is the government’s second attempt after the case last month ended in a mistrial.
Jul. 2, 2019
Out Of Room On Arizonas Border
An ongoing migration of asylum seekers from Central America has strained federal border agencies, nonprofit organizations and local towns. Along Arizona’s border with Mexico, the Trump administration is making room for even more migrants, but it’s also increasing pressure on a neighboring Mexico border city.
Crossing Mexico: The New Barrier For U.S.-Bound Migrants
Jul. 2, 2019
Southwest Key Worker Arrested On Suspicion Of Sex Crimes
Police have arrested a Southwest Key Programs worker on suspicion of sex crimes. Court documents say Jose Antonio Rojas-Minjares is accused of sexual conduct with a minor and luring a child for sexual exploitation.
Jul. 1, 2019
Hearing Scheduled For Tuesday Is Next Step Toward Migrant Shelter
Humanitarian aid groups helping migrant families dropped off in Phoenix could take a big step Tuesday toward opening an overnight shelter, but the groups are still at least one week away from housing migrants at the Ann Ott School.
Jul. 1, 2019
Nogales, Sonora, To Hermosillo Flights Set To Return
After more than a decade without a direct commercial service, the border city and export manufacturing hub Nogales, Sonora, will soon be a one-hour flight from Hermosillo.
Jul. 1, 2019
Ducey, Pavlovich Meet At Arizona-Mexico Commission
Gov. Doug Ducey and Gov. Claudia Pavlovich took part in the last day of the Arizona-Mexico Commission’s 60th birthday celebration Friday. Getting Congress to approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement was on the tip of both governors’ tongues throughout the day.
Jun. 28, 2019
Mexico Says it Wants to Review Major Pipeline Contracts
Mexico has given notice to at least two companies behind major natural gas pipelines that it wants to review elements of their contracts.
Jun. 28, 2019
134 Migrants Found In Locked Tractor Trailer In Mexico
The Mexican government’s recent crackdown on migrants has pushed many to risky routes and means of transportation.
Jun. 28, 2019
Despite Concerns In Mexico’s Situation, López Obrador Prepares Celebration
July 1 marks anniversary of the election of Andrés Manuel López Obrador as president of Mexico. And he’s planning a big party — despite concerns on how his administration is dealing with the country.
Jun. 28, 2019
Phoenix: No City Facilities Suitable For Migrant Families
As humanitarian groups work to turn a former Phoenix elementary school into a temporary shelter for migrant families, the city publicly responds to requests for help.
Jun. 28, 2019
Former Mexican Ambassador To U.S. Talks Trade, Migration
The former Mexican ambassador to the United States talked trade and migration during a luncheon to celebrate the Arizona-Mexico Commission’s 60th birthday.
Jun. 27, 2019
Reducing Migrants A Tough Assignment For Mexico, Report Says
The Mexican government will likely struggle to fulfill promises to the Trump administration to reduce the number of Central American migrants arriving to the U.S. by late August, according to a report.
Jun. 27, 2019
Four Corners Congressional Members Support Navajo Hualapai Water Bills
This week, the U.S. House Natural Resource Committee is considering a handful of bills that would ensure clean and sustainable water is delivered to tribal lands along the Four-Corner states.
Jun. 27, 2019

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