New Mexico

Mexico is considering its options should President-elect Trump make good on his threat to withdraw from the the North American Free Trade Agreement. President Enrique Peña Nieto said Mexico is willing to "modernize" NAFTA, not renegotiate from scratch.
December 26, 2016
mine spill
Federal and tribal inspectors found six Navajo wastewater treatment plants in violation of environmental regulations.
December 12, 2016
mine spill
The Navajo Nation is suing the federal government over a mine waste spill that contaminated three rivers including the tribe’s irrigation source. An EPA cleanup crew triggered the 3 million gallon blowout of yellow sludge at a Colorado mine in August 2015.
December 06, 2016
National Forest Service
National Forest Service employees testified Thursday before Congress about a longstanding culture of sexual harassment, whistle-blower retaliation and discrimination.
December 01, 2016
Bears Ears
In his last days in office President Barack Obama still has the power to make significant changes to the Southwest. Obama has already used the Antiquities Act to designate 27 national monuments — more than any other president. Many American Indian tribes are hoping he takes action on at least one more proposal.
December 01, 2016
Mexico politicians
Business leaders on both sides of the Mexico-U.S. border are preparing for likely changes in trade policy.
November 14, 2016
Donald Trump Jr.
Donald Trump Jr. plans to visit the Southwest on Nov. 4. He’ll start the day in the Valley, then make two stops on the Navajo Nation — in Shiprock and Farmington, N.M.
November 03, 2016
Cobell
The federal government has paid $900 million so far to American Indians as part of the Land Buy-Back Program. It’s an effort to help tribes -- mostly in the West -- consolidate their fractionated parcels of land and restore tribal sovereignty.
November 01, 2016
Jordans
The presidential candidates’ behavior — the lying, the racist comments, the name calling — isn’t allowed in most classrooms. But it’s all on display on the national stage. Many parents and teachers are having a hard time explaining it to children.
October 31, 2016
Report from the Woodrow Wilson Center on Arizona jobs connected to trade with Mexico
Almost 90,000 jobs in Arizona depend on the state’s trade and foreign direct investment from Mexico, according to an economic report released Wednesday.
October 26, 2016

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