Fronteras Desk News

After an earthquake struck Mexico City, thousands volunteered to help. Ordinary citizens volunteered to dig through rubble for survivors while others delivered supplies to disaster areas.
Sep. 21, 2017
There’s been sadness and grief in Mexico City, but also an amazing display of benevolence and kindness.
Sep. 21, 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is installing a barrier and a valve inside an old Colorado mine to prevent another wastewater spill. Two years ago the agency accidentally triggered a blowout that contaminated rivers in three states.
Sep. 20, 2017
California filed a lawsuit Wednesday to stop the Trump administration from building a wall along the state’s border with Mexico.
Sep. 20, 2017
Two years ago the town of Sanders, Arizona, learned their drinking water was toxic. The school district installed a water filtration system this summer, but many people are sick with conditions linked to uranium contamination. And no one has cleaned it up.
Sep. 20, 2017
Officials expect a temporary disruption in business at Phoenix’s trade office in Mexico City following Tuesday’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake.
Sep. 19, 2017
A powerful earthquake jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway sickeningly in the capital on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage.
Sep. 19, 2017
An Arizona Department of Transportation program, designed to train Mexican truck drivers on safety regulations when they cross into the U.S., is expanding in Sonora with more trainings Tuesday.
Sep. 19, 2017
Mexican shoppers have for decades traveled up to the border to buy what was otherwise unavailable in their country. But those habits are changing and businesses on the border are struggling to find a way to evolve with them.
Sep. 19, 2017
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommends shrinking the size of six national monuments, including Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante in Utah and Gold Butte in Nevada, according to a leaked memo from the secretary to President Donald Trump.
Sep. 18, 2017
The federal government awarded more than $8 million to Arizona tribes on Sept. 14 to improve housing conditions and to stimulate economic development.
Sep. 17, 2017
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his counterpart President Enrique Peña Nieto agreed to renew the two countries' free trade agreement.
Sep. 15, 2017
Favorable views of the United States have sharply declined in Mexico, amid deep disapproval of President Trump’s policies toward the neighboring country.
Sep. 14, 2017
One man is dead and a second is under arrest after a rolling gunfight with Arizona state troopers and U.S. Border Patrol agents early Wednesday morning.
Sep. 13, 2017
The attorney for a U.S. Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a teenage boy across the border has accused federal prosecutors of fabricating some evidence and withholding other crucial clues that could keep the agent from being convicted.
Sep. 13, 2017
Hopis will vote Sept. 14 to narrow the race for tribal chairman and vice chairman.
Sep. 12, 2017
For the second time this summer, the Trump administration has lifted environmental restrictions so it can replace an existing border fence in California.
Sep. 12, 2017
The U.S. Border Patrol is concerned about an ambitious cross-border energy project that will send power from Arizona into Mexico.
Sep. 12, 2017
The Hualapai Tribe has agreed to end a decades-long conflict over Colorado River water rights in exchange for a $134 million pipeline that will supply water to the tribe’s Grand Canyon tourist attractions.
Sep. 11, 2017
And as the earthquake death toll keeps rising, the Mexican government is helping affected communities… leaving the support offered to Texas behind.
Sep. 11, 2017

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