Thousands of small-scale coffee growers in Central America and Mexico are better off because of fair trade. But the system is fraying at the seams in one of the world's most important coffee-growing regions because of low prices, a damaging fungus and unscrupulous middlemen.
Residents of Vado, New Mexico are filling the potholes in their dirt roads with recycled roof shingles. It's a temporary solution for an ongoing problem in colonias across the U.S./Mexico border.
Immigration attorneys in El Paso are joining forces to denounce what they describe as an abuse of power on behalf of immigration enforcement officers. Chief among their concerns is the prolonged detention of asylum seekers.
The U.S. government announced Tuesday it is expanding its efforts to help Central American families trying to get to the U.S. in order to stave off a surge of migrants at the border.
One of Mexico's top drug lords has apologized to the U.S. government for the 1985 murder of a DEA agent, but denies having played a role in his death.
A woman who sued U.S. Customs and Border Protection after being subjected to a series of body cavity searches has reached a settlement with the agency worth nearly half a million dollars.
While Mexico has said it would never agree to pay for the border wall proposed by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, analysts say a Mexican company could profit from its construction.
The General Services Administration plans to investigate the drainage tunnel running beneath the downtown Nogales port of entry in early August.
Federal prosecutors have asked a major Mexican drug trafficker pay a $10 billion fine and serve a life sentence for his crimes.
Mexico is making it harder to import used cars from the U.S., angering hundreds of importers along the border whose livelihoods depend the revival and resale of America's four wheeled rejects.