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Secretary of State Pompeo plans travel to Latin America

Pompeo is expected to talk about issues like free trade and immigration with counterparts in Mexico and other countries.

Lawsuit challenges northern Arizona fracking leases

Conservation groups say the BLM violated laws by not conducting environmental reviews or consulting tribes.

Prosecutors in border agent trial trying to keep some testimony away from jury

They want Bowen to not be able to tell the jury his job is dangerous and that agents risk their lives.

Sulfuric acid leak in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez a ‘wake-up call’

A researcher says the impact was minimal, but that it shows the need to consider the potential for a spill on a much larger scale.

Mexican president responds to US steel, tomato tariffs

The U.S. Department of Commerce recently announced tariffs on steel products after finding exporters benefit from state subsidies, a claim rejected by an industry group.

Mexican Federal Police officers upset with new National Guard

Thousands of agents from are taking over their own headquarters while suing the government.

Some US asylum seekers find work in northern Mexico

A Mexican official says hundreds have found work and factories have offered thousands of jobs.

Arizona business welcomes possible completion of Sonoran highway

Mexico's president has announced a date for the highway's completion three times.

UNESCO designates vaquita porpoise habitat as ‘in danger’

There are estimated to be only 10 remaining vaquita porpoises in the Sea of Cortez.

Mexican tomato imports still up after duties were imposed

Import weights in Nogales have increased year-over-year for two months in a row, though opponents warn higher prices are yet to come.

Border Patrol agent with long list of complaints heads to trial in Arizona

Prosecutors said they would introduce evidence Matthew Bowen had injured immigrants in custody on at least four different occasions.

Some Central American asylum applicants, forced to wait In Mexico, choose to return home

It's the beginning of a “voluntary return” program for migrants who wish to return home, Mexican immigration officials said.

US to retry Arizona No More Deaths border activist Scott Warren

This is the government’s second attempt after the case last month ended in a mistrial.

Out of room on Arizona's border

Arizona’s border with Mexico is becoming an epicenter for asylum seekers from Central America.

Mexican president marks 1 year since election amid concerns over administration

Critics say measures of crime and the economy suggest there is little to celebrate.

Reducing number of migrants a tough assignment for Mexico, report says

A Mexican think tank says the country is unlikely to stem the flow of migrants within the negotiated window.

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