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Mine Spill Victims Seek to Block Grupo Mexico Tailings Pond

The decision on one of Mexico’s most serious environmental disasters in decades could set precedent for other similar cases.

Border Agent's Lawyers Want Manslaughter Trial Moved From Tucson

Lawyers for Lonnie Swartz, who killed a Mexican teen through the border fence, say the jury pool is "poisoned" by influence makers.

Report: Nearly 1/2 of Underage Migrants in Mexico Last Year Were Unaccompanied

The association behind the report says most were fleeing violence or seeking to reunite with family.

Incoming Government Reconsidering Completion of Mexico City Airport

Potential cancellation of the project has worried business groups and civil organizations.

ADOT Conducts First Industry-Requested Training for Mexican Truckers

The trainings have dramatically reduced how often trucks are taken out of service at the border, ADOT says.

Sonoran Highway Construction Won't Be Done In August After All

An official said the real goal of the deadline was simply to speed up the construction process.

Mexico Opens Second Stock Exchange

The Institutional Stock Exchange (BIVA) has been years in the making.

Modernizing Mexican Moonshine: The Future Of Bacanora In Sonora And Beyond

Producers of the Sonoran spirit look to tradition, economic viability and sustainability amid the hope of a growing market for the agave drink.

Border Patrol Union Endorses McSally In Arizona Senate Race

McSally is running in a crowded field, which includes staunch conservatives like Kelli Ward and former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

UA and Mexico Launch Legal Training for Diplomats

The new project aims to give U.S. laws an international perspective.

US State Department Prohibits Staff Travel to San Carlos, Guaymas

Recent violent crimes in the state of Sonora triggered the travel prohibition by the agency.

Nearly 2,500 Scientists Slam Trump's Planned Border Wall

The collective has called on the administration to follow environmental policies, and on Congress to step up action against proposals for more construction.

Audit: Nearly Half of Border Agency Applicants Failed Entrance Exam

The review comes as the border agencies are under pressure to fulfill an executive order mandating the hiring of 5,000 new Border Patrol agents.

Man Extradited to US to Face Charges in Killing of Border Agent

Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes is accused of murdering agent Brian Terry in 2010.

Mexican President-Elect Wants Fewer Migrants to US

López Obrador has spoken of mitigating the factors that push people to immigrate from Central America and Mexico.

Meteorologists Expect Relief From Drought Conditions for Arizona

Monsoon rains and El Niño weather pattern are expected to bring the Southwest closer to normal conditions.

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