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The dream of a unified North American electricity grid could not have been contemplated until Mexico's electricity market was opened to foreign companies in 2014. Today larger scale volumes of electricity are flowing in both directions across the Mexico-United States border with implications for prices in both nations.
Finalists for a proposed wall along the U.S. Mexico border advanced last week, setting the stage for testing of different wall prototypes to begin this summer.
Javier Valdez
A Mexican journalist in the state of Sinaloa was murdered Monday afternoon, the latest in a sustained attack on reporters in that country this year.
Misael Perez
Misael Perez felt stifled by the walls of his own apartment on a recent Friday afternoon.
Taide Elena
A U.S. Border Patrol agent charged with murder in a cross-border shooting case in Arizona has told a judge that his alleged victim was involved in trafficking drugs across the border the night he died.
The lawyer for a Mesa man deported Thursday said Immigration and Customs Enforcement lied to him when officials repeatedly promised not to arrest his client.
A government contractor has finished construction of a new border wall along the international boundary near Naco, Arizona.
A federal judge has set a date for early October for the jury trial of a former Border Patrol agent accused of shooting a boy across the border in Mexico.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaking at an even organized the conservative advocacy group FreedomWorks in Phoenix.
Mexican federal officials say they’re concerned about Texas' new law banning sanctuary cities, and what the disproportionate impact it will have on Mexicans.
When it comes to oil, Mexico is a major business partner to the U.S., and American investors are even looking into Mexico’s expanding energy market. But recent violent clashes in Mexico’s black market oil could affect those investments.
Mexico election
Mexico will elect a new president next year. Although President Trump has temporarily delayed withdrawing the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement, continued uncertainty over NAFTA and Trump's plans for a border wall are roiling Mexican politics.
NHA home
The Navajo president has called for the removal of the Navajo Housing Authority leadership. He said they’ve mismanaged funds and failed to provide sufficient homes for a tribe living in mostly overcrowded and impoverished conditions.
Ann Scott email
National conservative groups have encouraged college students to expose their professors’ liberal agendas. Once students out them on social media, a large network launches an online attack. At least four Arizona professors recently have become the targets of such smear campaigns.
The man accused of inheriting El Chapo’s drug-trafficking empire was arrested in Mexico’s capital. Dámaso López Núñez is allegedly in charge of the Sinaloa Cartel, the criminal organization led by drug king pin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán.
car
In Mexico, it’s become popular among business and government types to say they’re preparing for the impending negotiation of NAFTA. They say they want to diversify their business interests beyond deals with the United States. And in Mexico’s booming car industry, one big new player — China — is already moving in.

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