Fronteras Desk News

The plan was to strike a government building or American media outlet, possibly with a rocket launcher, and make it look like it was done by a rival cartel. "It will be good to send the gringos a message," the plotters allegedly said.
Nov. 16, 2011
A day after ABC News aired an interview with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, she released a spoken message – this time through Facebook.
Nov. 15, 2011
Federal judges have the power to seal criminal cases if there is still an ongoing investigation. Authorities did not offer an explanation for denying the public access to the case.
Nov. 15, 2011
Mexico and the U.S. are working on a broad deal that would better manage water from the Colorado River.
Nov. 14, 2011
José Francisco Blake Mora started his political career in the border state of Baja California before rising to the No. 2 position in Mexico's government.
Nov. 14, 2011
Chester Nez is the last of the original Navajo code talkers who helped hide U.S. Military communications during World War II. On Veterans Day, we bring you a portion of his remarkable story.
Nov. 11, 2011
Veterans Day honors the men and women of the United States military. Recently, a Phoenix man who served in World War II was recognized by a fellow vet of another generation.
Nov. 11, 2011
While opponents cheered the decision, supporters plan to file a lawsuit to force the state to offer the plate. They have a track record of winning.
Nov. 10, 2011
A tight economy may have some consumers thinking twice about splurging on a holiday tradition: Pecan pie.
Nov. 10, 2011
The recall of Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce could lead to a discussion about immigration focused on solutions instead of rhetoric. Members of the Tea Party say there are others to carry on the cause.
Nov. 9, 2011
Attorney General Eric Holder told senators that the mistakes within the gun walking programs were not directly linked to the agent's murder. “It just made me sick," was one relative's reaction to the testimony.
Nov. 9, 2011
About 500 people have gone missing in Tijuana and the nearby region since 2007. Some at the hands of local criminals; others by drug cartels. Family members of the disappeared are pressuring law enforcement to solve the crimes.
Nov. 9, 2011
The Pima County morgue will start charging a daily fee for bodies that aren't picked up in a timely manner. Many have died entering the U.S. through Arizona's harsh desert terrain.
Nov. 9, 2011
Critics contend the plate resurrects and legitimizes slavery. Supporters say they are simply trying to honor Confederate soldiers.
Nov. 9, 2011
Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce helped enact tough laws enforcing immigration regulations on a state level, including the controversial SB 1070. Some voters think it went too far.
Nov. 9, 2011
A Mexican official inaugurated the still unfinished memorial to murdered women and asked for "forgiveness.” Some in attendance shouted back: “Your apology does not take away our pain!”
Nov. 8, 2011
Federal officials threatened to shut down the early learning program due to low enrollment. The feds decided to renew Navajo Head Start funding if the tribe meets certain standards.
Nov. 8, 2011
Mexican federal officials have arrested a top drug cartel member in Tijuana, allegedly responsible for countless deaths and a wave of violence in 2008.
Nov. 7, 2011
The ex-U.S. Attorney recused himself after it was revealed guns were allowed to enter Mexico during his tenure. The former top prosecutor said he did not approve the operation.
Nov. 7, 2011
An agency spokesman won't answer questions about the new policy. Some current and former agents question the change in strategy.
Nov. 7, 2011

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