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Thursday, December 08, 2011

Texas and Mexico Border News - 12.9.2011

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Reputed drug kingpin gets 18 years in prison
Houston Chronicle
Mexican officials long have identified Quintero as a boss of one of Mexico's most powerful drug cartels. His plea agreement doesn't, but it describes him as a principal force in a criminal enterprise stretching from South America to the United States. ...
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Lawmakers: Heads should roll over gun-walking
CBS News
Isn't it Republicans who want to keep waging a failed "War on Drugs," the very thing that keeps the cartels in business? If we had a sane, libertarian drug policy (double irony there), there would be no profit in running criminal drug cartels. ...
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Ciudad Juarez: Ambulance Attack Kills 4 People
Huffington Post
Ciudad Juarez, which is across the border from El Paso, Texas, is the site of a war between the Juarez and Sinaloa drug cartels and saw some 3100 homicides last year. Killings have gradually decreased but violence remains high. ...
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Texas Online Radio: Texas and Mexico Border News - 12.8.2011
National Guard members along the Texas-Mexico border assist Border Patrol by surveying the terrain from the tower. All major Republican presidential . ...
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Panel chair: No help from Justice Department in Fast and Furious probe
Washington Times
... hundreds of guns so that the ATF could track them across the US-Mexico border. But Fast and Furious had a fatal flaw: Once purchased, there was no attempt to follow the firearms,” said Rep. Lamar Smith, Texas Republican and committee chairman. ...
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Washington Times
Fitch Rates Hidalgo ISD, TX's ULT Rfdg Bonds 'AAA' PSF/'A-' Underlying ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Hidalgo ISD is a small district located in the southern-most region of Texas on the Mexico border. The district encompasses 36 square miles and the city of Hidalgo. In contrast to previous forecasts, district enrollment fell for the second consecutive ...
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Canada and the United States
The Economist
Yet this relationship has suffered recent blows, including the Buy American provisions in the jobs bill, a new fee for cross-border travel and the administration's stalling on approval for the Keystone oil pipeline from Alberta to Texas. ...
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GOP candidates ignore border progress
SignOnSanDiego.com
As Wednesday's front-page UT story laid out, these are relatively quiet times at the border. The number of people caught trying to enter the United States illegally from Mexico is at a four-decade low. For the San Diego region, 2011 will see fewer ...
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Perry Pushes Faith Message in Washington Speech
Texas Tribune
Turning to immigration, Perry criticized the federal government for not doing enough to help Texas secure its border with Mexico. He said the border would be “shut down and secured” within a year of his becoming president through more “boots on the ...
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Mexican consul's visit shines a light on county's hidden workers
Addison County Independent
Mexican nationals here don't have the community resources that spring up in population centers in California or Texas. Los Angeles, for example, has an estimated 2 million Mexican residents, compared to no more than 3000 Mexicans in Vermont, ...
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Texas student's suicide highlights desperate plight of undocumented immigrants
World Socialist Web Site
Joaquin Luna was just six months old when his family crossed the Mexican border without visas and traveled 40 miles to the city of Mission, on the US side of the frontier. He had been born in Mexico while the family was on a trip to their native ...
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Sen. Cornyn questions feds alleged drug-money laundering scheme
Houston Chronicle (blog)
7 (AP photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Texas Sen. John Cornyn has criticized an alleged sting operation in which US narcotics agents laundered drug proceeds for Mexican drug cartels in hopes of tracing the money up the organizations' chain of command. ...
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Houston Chronicle (blog)
Amusement Parks In New Mexico: A Huffington Post Travel Guide
Huffington Post
Just north of the Mexico border, you'll find Western Playland Amusement Park. Formerly located in El Paso, Texas, the park has since relocated to the state of New Mexico, which is only about 10 miles away. Critics note it is "small" and "old school," ...
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Support group reports Justice Department collecting fine from imprisoned officer
WND.com
According to the FreeAgentDiaz.com website, Diaz was "maliciously prosecuted at the request of the Mexican consul in Eagle Pass, Texas." The legal case against the officer was "solely motivated by politics and is yet another example of prosecutorial ...
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WND.com
Green in Green: Over a Ton of Marijuana Found in Broccoli Shipment
Complex.com (blog)
Officers found the green at the import lot of the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge, one of the key entry ports for the US-Mexico Border. While inspecting a tractor trailer coming from Mexico, authorities unearthed 158 bundles of marijuana that ...
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A plan to boost black employment: We must stem the tide of immigration
Philadelphia Inquirer
In Los Angeles, it is 43 percent Hispanic and only 6 percent black. In Texas this figure is 35 percent Hispanic and 10 percent black. Blacks are being forced to compete head-on with a rising tide of people flooding across the borders. ...
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New Tex-Mex Restaurant Opens in the Perimeter Area
Patch.com
The company says the dishes were are inspired by traditional family recipes from south Texas, New Mexico and Mexican border towns. Customers can see watch as flour, corn and blue corn tortillas are prepared daily by experts on the authentic comal. ...
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Obama foreign policy a republican target
eTaiwan News
Rick Perry of Texas warned that Hezbollah, as well as Hamas, the Palestinian militant organization that controls Gaza, also were working in Mexico. That the candidates would cite the same threat – one reportedly denied by the Mexican government, ...
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Susser Holdings Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock
PR Newswire (press release)
Corpus Christi, Texas-based Susser Holdings Corporation is a third-generation family led business with approximately 1100 company-operated or contracted locations. The Company operates 539 convenience stores in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma under the ...
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Lady Mocs Return after 6-Game, 23-Day Road Trip
GoMocs.com
The two hour trip to Cancun, Mexico should have put the Lady Mocs South of the Border around Noon Central Time, but a mechanical issue with the plane delayed the departure until after 2 pm Eastern Time. By the time UTC reached its final destination, ...
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Ryerson opens second Mexico service center
Steel Business Briefing (subscription)
It also services Mexico through operations in the US border towns of McAllen and El Paso, Texas. The company has announced a handful of North American expansion projects in recent months, including the opening of new facilities in Atlanta, ...
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A Year in Reading: Adam Ross
The Millions
Ostensibly it's about a band of Indian hunters run amok along the Texas-Mexico border in the mid-nineteenth century but really it's about how man's natural state is warfare. You can buy that bill of goods or not but like McCarthy's greatest works ...
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Obama Says He Opposes Linking Keystone to Payroll Tax Cut
BusinessWeek
The State Department has jurisdiction over the project because the pipeline crosses an international border. Republican leaders are considering including expedited approval of the pipeline in legislation extending a cut in the payroll tax, ...
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Father: City rep helped in fight to get son out of jail [El Paso Times, Texas]
Insurance News Net (press release)
Shohn Huckabee , 24, and his friend, Carlos Quijas , were arrested in December 2009 by the Mexican army near the US border and accused of having 110 pounds of marijuana in Huckabee's truck. "I paid $1000 the first time to the PGR (federal attorney ...
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RADIANT LOGISTICS, INC FILES (8-K) Disclosing Entry into a Material Definitive ...
Insurance News Net (press release)
... to acquire the business of Laredo, Texas based Isla International, Ltd. (" Isla International "), a privately-held company that provides a full range of cross-border transportation and logistics services between the United States and Mexico . ...
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Ryerson opens steel service center in Tijuana
SteelOrbis (registration)
Tijuana will also service border regions in the US and provides access to the Port of Ensenada. The Tijuana facility is Ryerson's second facility in Mexico. Ryerson has made a slew of announcements in the last month, including the opening of new ...
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Billion-dollar weather disasters smash US record
Northern Colorado 5
The two are wildfires in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona and the mid-June tornadoes and severe weather. NOAA uses $1 billion as a benchmark for the worst weather disasters. Extreme weather in America this year has killed more than 1000 people, ...
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Gunmen attack ambulance in Mexico, kill 4 people
KTAR.com
Ciudad Juarez, which is across the border from El Paso, Texas, is the site of a war between the Juarez and Sinaloa drug cartels and saw some 3100 homicides last year. Killings have gradually decreased but violence remains high. ...
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World News - 4 shot dead in ambulance in Mexican border city
By Msnbc.com staff and wire services
4 shot dead in ambulance in Mexican border city ... Ciudad Juarez, which is across the border from El Paso, Texas, is in the midst of a war between the Juarez and Sinaloa drug cartels and saw some 3100 homicides last year. Killings have ...
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Justice Department says DEA drug-laundering “stings” date back to Reagan ...
Houston Chronicle (blog)
A top Justice Department official on Wednesday confirmed the existence of ongoing investigations where agents have laundered drug-proceed money to Mexican drug cartels as part of a sting run, but he defended those probes against Republicans' attacks. ...
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Houston Chronicle (blog)
FBI Hunting for Mexican Drug Cartel's Money Network Man
MyFox Chicago
By Craig Wall, FOX Chicago News Chicago - Chicago FBI agents are hunting for Eduardo Trevino, who they said oversaw a money transportation network for the Los Zetas Mexican drug cartel, which had a cell based in Chicago. The Zetas were involved in ...
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Report: Emails show 'Fast and Furious' used to push gun control
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
This is an important break in the “Fast and Furious” gunwalking scandal, because it appears to confirm the theories that the federal government allowed guns bought in the US to find their way to Mexican drug cartels in order to make the case for more ...
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Mexico drug wars: 'the majority of the weapons used by the cartels are coming ...
The Guardian
More than 45000 people have reportedly died as a result of five years of drug wars in Mexico. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has said of nearly 30000 guns recovered in Mexico in the past two years, more than two thirds were ...
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Coverup Allegations Follow Deadly Mexico Casino Fire
Wall Street Journal
25 attack, in which alleged members of the Zetas drug cartel burst into the casino and started a gasoline-fueled fire that soon overwhelmed victims, mostly middle-age matrons playing electronic bingo. Officials have captured and charged 16 alleged ...
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Wall Street Journal
Mexico Drug War Update
Drug War Chronicle
Here are a few of the latest developments in Mexico's drug war: In Mexico City, the Army announced that troops had dismantled a cartel telecommunications system that spanned four northern states. SEDENA said that troops confiscated 167 antennas, ...
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Reputed drug kingpin gets 18 years in prison
San Antonio Express
Mexican officials long have identified Quintero as a boss of one of Mexico's most powerful drug cartels. His plea agreement doesn't, but it describes him as a principal force in a criminal enterprise stretching from South America to the United States. ...
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Gun control off the table as Congress feels heat from influential NRA
The Guardian
Mexico's drug cartels have for years armed themselves courtesy of America's love for guns. Many Americans, wedded to their right to own guns under the second amendment of the US constitution, are viscerally opposed to stronger laws to curb weapons ...
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The Guardian
mystery surrounds how many are dying, and who
The Guardian
The death toll in Mexico's drug wars is a matter of intense controversy. The government released almost no official numbers until it published a database of all "deaths because of criminal rivalry" up to the end of 2010. ...
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The Guardian
Mexico's war on drugs: stories from the front line - interactive
The Guardian
Six people living on the front lines of Mexico's ongoing war on drugs talk about their experiences. A journalist, a pathologist, a priest, and a farmer who has had family members kidnapped and murdered share their thoughts, and a cartel boss and a ...
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Forum editorial: A timely anti-heroin campaign
In-Forum
There is no cause for panic that Mexican drug cartels have specifically targeted the FM metro as their next market. But they have done so in similar-sized Midwestern cities, and it's a better-than-even bet Fargo-Moorhead is in their sights. ...
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Plot to Smuggle Qaddafi Son Into Mexico Is Disrupted, Government Official Says
New York Times
In October, it announced its role in denying entry and returning to the United States an Iranian-American man charged with seeking the help of drug cartels to assassinate the Saudi ambassador in Washington. Rick Gladstone contributed reporting from New ...
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Anonymous Controversies: The Hacktivist Collective Goes Global
International Business Times UK
A Mexican member of Anonymous was kidnapped by a ruthless drug cartel in October. In response, the hacktivist group launched OpCartel operation, aiming at the release of 25000 Mexican government email containing the names and associates of the feared ...
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Arrests at U.S.-Mexico border plummet for sixth straight year
OCRegister
The decrease in apprehensions along the US-Mexico border suggests that fewer people are attempting to illegally cross the border to work and live in the US, experts say. US Border Patrol Agents in a truck monitor activities along the border with Mexico ...
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How Mexico's drug cartels profit from flow of guns across the border
The Guardian
The weapons bought by Hernandez and his ring were just a fraction of the tens of thousands smuggled across the US's southern border to cartels fighting a bloody war with the Mexican government that has claimed about 45000 lives in five years. ...
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The Guardian
Nachos and meth don't mix at border
89.3 KPCC
Sign on San Diego reports that at 6:45 am on Tuesday, US Customs and Border Protection officers stopped a Toyota Solara driven by a 21-year-old Mexican citizen, authorities said. The man, who lives in Oxnard, told agents that he was returning to ...
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Gunmen Attack Ambulance in Mexico, 4 Killed
Voice of America
Some information for this report was provided by AP, AFP and Reuters. Related Articles Major Drug Tunnel Discovered Under US-Mexico Border Authorities seized 14 tons of marijuana during searches related to an investigation.
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New US-Mexico Chamber of Commerce chapter opens in The Woodlands
abc13.com
THE WOODLANDS, TX (KTRK) -- The Woodlands on Wednesday celebrated the coming of a new chamber of commerce that will help nurture a partnership with businesses across the border. The newest US-Mexico chapter will serve not only South Texas but several ...
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abc13.com
Holder Suggests 'Fast and Furious' Guns Will Be Used in Crimes for 'Years to Come'
Fox News
WASHINGTON – Attorney General Eric Holder suggested Thursday that weapons lost during the course of the failed "Fast and Furious" gunrunning operation will continue to show up at crime scenes in the US and Mexico "for years to come. ...
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Fox News
US Border Agent Shoots, Kills Alleged Illegal Border-Crosser in Struggle
Fox News
AP SELLS, Arizona – A US Border Patrol agent fatally shot a Guatemalan man in southern Arizona as the illegal border-crosser allegedly attacked an agent. The shooting was the latest in a series this year that have raised tensions along the Mexico-US ...
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Mexican Miner Hikes 2011 Quota at Its Buenavista Copper Mine
NASDAQ
"The mine has come back in great form," Garcia de Quevedo said at a briefing in Mexico City. The Buenavista mine, located near the US-Mexico border, reopened lin 2010 after a court ruling ended a three-year-long strike staged by the national mining ...
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Mexico seizes 205 tons of drug precursors
Fox News
Gilberto BriseƱo Landeros, commander of the 2nd Military Zone, told reporters the shipment was found on La Burrita beach in the town of Playas de Rosarito, 35 kilometers (21 miles) south of the US-Mexico border. The marijuana had been distributed among ...
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Border Arrests Drop for 6th Year in a Row as Fewer Risk Trek to US
Fox News
For the sixth consecutive year, arrests of immigrants along the US border with Mexico are at the lowest level since the Nixon administration. The development could change the debate on illegal immigration from securing the border to handling the people ...
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"Presumed Guilty" Biggest Mexican Doc of All Time; Beats "Fahrenheit 9/11"
Indie Wire (blog)
One of the biggest box office success stories of the year, south of the border, was the release of "Presumed Guilty," a scathing indictment of the Mexican justice system that debuted on POV in the US last year. According to an annual industry report, ...
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Fewer migrants caught crossing border
SignOnSanDiego.com
The number of undocumented immigrants caught while trying to cross the US-Mexico border is at its lowest in four decades, a milestone also reached in the San Diego sector. Increased security measures, the lack of jobs in the US and an improving economy ...
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FACTBOX-Key political risks to watch in Mexico
Reuters Africa
Anger is growing about the roughly 45000 lives that have been lost since President Felipe Calderon launched a war on drug cartels in late 2006, and violence has spun out of control in large areas along the US-Mexico border. [ID:nN15124805] There are ...
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Diabetes 'pandemic' takes severe toll among state's border-area Hispanics
KTAR.com
Diabetes is a growing problem among all ethnic, age and socio-economic groups, but experts, officials and advocates say it has reached alarming proportions among Hispanics living near the US-Mexico border, driven by factors including obesity, poverty, ...
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Why Are Cops Losing Their Jobs for Questioning the Drug War?
AlterNet
On April 13, 2009, 26-year-old Bryan Gonzalez was patrolling the US–Mexican border near Deming, New Mexico, when he pulled up next to fellow agent Shawn Montoya for a break. The two began a casual discussion about the drug-related violence in Mexico, ...
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Mexican senator demands answers from gov't on DEA money laundering
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
The US Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco and Explosives lost track of roughly 2000 guns, two of which were found on the American side of the border at the scene where a Border Patrol agent was killed. The United States said Tuesday that all ...
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Mexico's parallel worlds: a sociological marvel
MinnPost.com (blog)
In the United States, however, a third interpretation of Mexico is also common: "Mexico = Illegal Immigration," and this view is also true. Although the flow of Mexicans trying to cross the US/Mexico border is down, many ordinary Mexicans still ...
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MinnPost.com (blog)
US, Canada Announce Trade, Security Deals
Voice of America
December 07, 2011 US, Canada Announce Trade, Security Deals Kent Klein | White House The United States and Canada have announced deals to ease the flow of trade between them and improve security on their common border. President Barack Obama and ...
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US sold guns end up in hands of Mexico cartels
KENS 5 TV
On the heels of the Gunwalker scandal in which US agents intentionally let thousands of weapons cross the border into the hands of Mexican drug cartels, comes news of tens of thousands of guns flooding into Mexico from the US through a legal, ...
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Father: City rep helped in fight to get son out of jail
El Paso Times
Shohn Huckabee, 24, and his friend, Carlos Quijas, were arrested in December 2009 by the Mexican army near the US border and accused of having 110 pounds of marijuana in Huckabee's truck. "I paid $1000 the first time to the PGR (federal attorney ...
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UT: SD Firm Linked To Mexican Plot To Smuggle Gadhafi's Son
KGTV San Diego
The associates of Veritas Worldwide Security are being detained in Mexico, along with two others who have been arrested, after an investigation dubbed by authorities as "Operation Guest," according to Mexican authorities and an employee of the company. ...
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Immigrants show environment role in behavior issues
Reuters
"It's not like this is a population with some uniquely high level of conduct disorder," said Joshua Breslau, speaking of Mexican-American immigrant kids and the US-born kids of immigrants. "Even in the highest level of conduct disorder (in the study), ...
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New Border Patrol chief for Tucson sector
FOX11AZ.com
Numbers released by Border Patrol Tuesday show a drop in the number of arrests of people crossing the US Mexico border. It's a trend seen for the sixth straight year. And it's the first time deportations outnumber arrests at the border. ...
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Are Zetas operating as police impersonators in the United States?
Police News
While there is a very real possibility that the individuals in that video are Zetas — their tactical acumen and their location near to the Mexican border do increase such a possibility — we must also be mindful of the fact that a variety of groups ...
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SENTRI lane users in San Luis Rio Colorado could soon pay a fee
KSWT-TV
They paid nearly $150 and underwent extensive background checks to ensure expedited travel between the US and Mexico border. But a private company named, Concession and International Cocopah Bridge started constructing two toll booths on Carlos Avenue ...
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Drones Are Coming to a Theater Near You
CounterPunch
McCaul is also a leading voice for drone deployment both along the border and in Mexico, while also raising the possibility of the need for direct US military intervention in Mexico. The new border-related militarism pervades the proceedings of the ...
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Laredo US Customs and Border Protection Officers Stop 11 Alleged Violators of ...
Laredo Sun
In secondary, CBP officers investigated and determined that the man was actually a citizen of Mexico with no legal immigration documents to enter or reside in the United States. CBP alleges that the man fraudulently applied for and obtained the US ...
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Dial back the noise on illegal immigration
phillyBurbs.com (blog)
It was halted because it incensed the American people and the Mexican Government. Children born in the US were, in some instances, deported with their parents. These babies are euphemistically referred to by some as "anchor babies," but by Section One ...
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Canadian nabbed in plot to smuggle Gadhafi's son
Montreal Gazette
"It is of no surprise that Mexico was considered to be a hideaway for this international criminal," Mexican security expert Alberto Islas said of Gadhafi. "Mexico has a long way to go in border control and money-laundering actions if it wants to be ...
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Are the National Guard Troops at the Border Worth Their Cost?
Hispanically Speaking News
After President Obama deployed 1200 National Guard troops to the US-Mexico border, many that had called for increased surveillance of the area cheered, However, critics of the move have said having the troops there is inefficient and expensive. ...
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Hispanically Speaking News
Desvariaciones of the Mexican song at Cochise College
Douglas Daily Dispatch
In the show, Lucero does the roll of “La Madre Patria” and narrates the story of one of her sons “Vicente Mario” an illegal immigrant that crosses the border looking for the American dream; making fun of the Mexican culture and the transformation of ...
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Douglas Daily Dispatch
Keystone overshadows US-Canada border deal
Reuters Africa
Harper said the US president had an "open mind" about the fate of the proposed TransCanada pipeline to transport Albertan oil to the Gulf of Mexico, which the White House put on hold until 2013, after next November's US election. Continued...
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Senator Barry Goldwater Imagines Arizona in the Year 2012
Smithsonian (blog)
Goldwater's predictions of a wide open US-Mexico border by 2012 may be the most surprising to contemporary readers, given the tenor of the current Republican presidential nomination debates, where candidates to various degrees have proposed tougher ...
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Smithsonian (blog)
West Texans' message to Washington: Do your job!
San Angelo Standard Times
29 Standard-Times, "Kids of drug war troubled," explained the psychological damage to children along the US-Mexico border caused by the Mexican drug war. Why is this being allowed to continue day after day, month after month, year after year? ...
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Beardstown, Small Midwestern Meatpacking Town, Wrestles With Immigration Issue
Huffington Post
"If a Mexican woman went into labor, doctors would run over to my school and pull our secretary to the hospital to translate," she recalls. "Eventually, I had to say, 'Look guys -- you're going to have to find your own translator. ...
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Ocean Water Quality 101: Why You Shouldn't Surf After it Rains
TheInertia.com
She is working to clean up what is arguably the most polluted stretch of coastline in Southern California, the area around entrance to the Tijuana River just north of the US-Mexico Border and where I secured my ear infection. However, Paloma does not ...
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TheInertia.com
Authorities warn shopping jobs along border may be part of drug smuggling scheme
KVUE
by KVUE News CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico -- Police along the border say some of those ads that claim you can get paid to shop are actually part of a drug smuggling scheme and they say the victims have no idea until they get caught. In the border city of ...
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Kingman Letter: Allowing illegals to take over
Kingman Daily Miner
What we are experiencing is destroying us, and enriching Mexicans. If ever there was a reason for a revolution, this Mexican Invasion, allowed by our government, is the reason. Read the Constitution, the government is required to protect our border, ...
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Newt Gingrich's Twisted Take on Immigration Reform
American Progress Action Fund
And he followed that assertion with a trip to Iowa where he signed a pledge committing to build double layer fencing across the entire US-Mexico border. Even assuming that this narrow, partial legalization program would generate some goodwill with ...
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American Progress Action Fund
USDA plans internal app store in 2012
Nextgov
The department also is working on a mobile app for veterinarians reporting the results of cow inspections from lots near the US-Mexico border, making the flow of livestock between the nations more efficient, Owen Unangst, the department's associate ...
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Cochise County Trail Guide
Cowboys and Indians
An active Army post and National Historic Landmark, Fort Huachuca (www.huachuca.army.mil) was originally created in 1877 to protect settlers from raiding Chiricahua Apaches and to help secure the Mexican border. Although the threat of Indian raids was ...
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The Tram Lady and the 9/11 Panhandler
Salon (blog)
... that had been swooping regularly into San Diego International Airport were grounded, and the only sounds were the thwap, thwap of Navy choppers and the bellowing foghorns of ships mobilizing across the harbor to protect the US-Mexico border. ...
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Traveling to a bowl game?
Journal Express
“The Mexican Tourist Board has been anxious for us to know that [resort areas] are a long-way from the border; there are some good deals,” she said. Cruises are also popular travel escapes for southern Iowans. Snyder said she recently located a ...
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Editor's Notes: Go ahead, blame us — everyone does
Longview News-Journal
The media did not make him flub answers to questions about Libya or make odd statements about an electrified fence across the US-Mexico border. Nor did it make him so horribly bobble his subsequent handling of all those missteps. ...
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Brownsville broccoli haul hid a ton of marijuana
Houston Chronicle
By Lynn Brezosky, lbrezosky@express-news.net BROWNSVILLE — US Customs officers in Pharr found more than a ton of marijuana hidden in a shipment of frozen broccoli, Customs and Border Protection said Wednesday. The seizure occurred Monday at the import ...
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Mayo lawyers argue patent case before US Supreme Court
MinnPost.com
Bachmann then cited the patently false claim that “50 percent of Mexico's population has moved north of the border,” apparently hoping people wouldn't do the math and realize that 56 million Mexicans have not, in fact, relocated to the US She concluded ...
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