Federal authorities are staying quiet about the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent Tuesday night. Meanwhile, Homeland Security officials have arrived in southern Arizona but won't publicly address the agent's murder.
December 17, 2010
A giant solar plant by NTR's Tessera Solar runs into major roadblocks. The injunction is a victory for the Quechan tribe, which has opposed the project for years.
December 16, 2010
Officials in Southern Arizona are searching for a suspect in the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent. The Tucson Sector agent was shot late Tuesday night after a confrontation with suspected illegal migrants.
December 16, 2010
A manhunt is underway Wednesday for a suspect who fatally shot a Border Patrol agent near Nogales, Arizona.
December 15, 2010
As deportations of undocumented immigrants have increased over the last year, so has the separation of mothers from their kids. But for many women, that reality is pushing them into an endless cycle of illegal border crossings and deportations.
December 15, 2010
US federal Authorities are trying out a new tactic in their hunt for subterranean drug smuggling tunnels near the border in San Diego. Authorities are going door-to-door to ask business owners to keep their heads up for underground activity.
December 14, 2010
The diplomatic missives released by Wikileaks last week show that the U.S. was quietly dismayed by Mexico's inability to dismantle its powerful cartels. But they also give deeper insight into the role that U.S. intelligence has played in Mexico - and some concern that rival political parties can change that.
December 10, 2010
Even as the U.S. government publicly celebrated Mexico's operations against the cartels, State Department officials quietly expressed concern over its failings. Government cables released by Wikileaks this week show a drug war in tatters.
December 07, 2010
Tijuana's controversial ex-police chief has been named second in command of public security for the state of Baja California. He was appointed despite pending torture charges.
December 07, 2010
A new military general is in charge in the border city of Tijuana. Gilberto Laderos Briseño is replacing the general many credit with helping rescue the city from drug violence.
December 06, 2010


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