A formal border crossing with Mexico opened a few weeks ago. It links a remote Mexican village with Big Bend National Park in West Texas. The U.S. government, along with Mexican and Canadian partners, is financing a sustainable tourism project in the area. But some locals are skeptical about the need for outside help. Lorne Matalon reports.
Friday, 12 February, 2016
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- Factory Workers In Juárez Unionize For Higher Pay, Better Working Conditions
- Wildfire in Big Bend National Park Fully Contained
- Big Bend Wildfire Expected to be Contained This Weekend
- As Opposition Broadens Its Approach, Pipeline Shipments Arrive in Big Bend Region
- 1,500 Acres Burned as Big Bend Wildfire Continues
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- RT @MorningEdition: .@NASA administrator Charles Bolden spoke to @nprgreene about the #StateOfNASA this A.M.: https://t.co/qD4mtHuXiG 08:54:25 AM February 10, 2016 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
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