President Trump stated on Twitter that he will hold off on his push to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist groups. The announcement has been well received by the Mexican government.
Dec. 9, 2019
Women and girls detained by ICE have been subjected to sexual violence and violations of basic human rights, according to the National Organization For Women. NOW's Arizona activists want to end that.
Dec. 8, 2019
Former Bolivian president Evo Morales has left Mexico after living there in exile for half a month. But controversy surrounding the leader was left behind.
Dec. 9, 2019
Poachers Swarm Vaquita Refuge ‘Like Never Before’
Activists working to protect the vaquita marina in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez say poachers are overwhelming a refuge area for nearly extinct porpoise.
Dec. 10, 2019
Tribal Advocates Worry About Possible Change To Violence Against Women Act
The Violence Against Women Act needs a new reauthorization, and some tribal advocates are worried about a provision being considered in the U.S. Senate. It would remove a measure enacted in 2013, which supporters say closed a loophole in which non-Native men could not be prosecuted for crimes committed against Native women on tribal land.
Dec. 10, 2019
White House, Congressional Democrats Strike Deal On USMCA
On Tuesday morning, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Democratic support for a new trade deal with Mexico and Canada. Ian Kullgren of Politico has been covering the deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement. He joined The Show to explain why it took over a year to get to where we are today with the trade agreement.
Dec. 10, 2019
Grijalva, Romero Join Tucson Protest Against Border Wall
Protesters gathered in Tucson on Saturday to voice their opposition to the border wall. Congressman Raul Grijalva was there, blaming the wall, at least in part, for the divisiveness in the country today. And he was also joined by newly elected Tucson Mayor Regina Romero. Romero talked about why the protest was important for her and the city.
Dec. 10, 2019
First Shipment Of AZ Cattle Arrives In Hermosillo For Slaughter
Arizona ranchers plan to export hundreds of cattle monthly. Nearly 70 head of cattle were sent in the inaugural trip, roughly two years after Arizona and Sonora started working together to ease their export for slaughter.
Dec. 9, 2019