Tag Archives: Fronteras

Shot Across The Bow: Mexico Considers Boycott Of U.S. Corn

MEXICO CITY—Every weekday, Antonio Godinez Vera turns imported American corn into feed for Mexican livestock. Some of that U.S. corn is also used to make tortillas, a staple of the Mexican diet. Corn is also a symbol of Mexico itself. … Continue reading

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Rerouting Water Benefits Native Ecosystem Along The Rio Grande

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Drought across the West is raising questions about how we manage water in this region. In southern New Mexico, humans drastically altered the course of the Rio Grande decades ago to better serve farmers and an … Continue reading

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We’ve Freshened Up Our Schedule for the New Year

It’s a New Year and we’ve got a fresh new programming schedule we’re rolling out this month. The new long-form NPR show Invisibilia explores the hidden mysteries of the human mind and behavior. It’s hosted by Lulu Miller and Alix Spiegel – radio producers … Continue reading

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Attorney: Immigrant Transfers Out of Artesia Detention Center To Begin Immediately

An attorney representing immigrant women and children detained in New Mexico says her clients will be transferred to a facility in Texas starting today. The news came a day after the federal government announced the New Mexico facility will close … Continue reading

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Juárez Begins Shuttle Service Hoping to Attract Tourists

Tourists abandoned the Mexican border city of Juárez in droves when a vicious drug war erupted in its streets beginning five years ago. Now the city wants to win them back with the help of a new shuttle service that … Continue reading

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FBI Launches Criminal Probe Of Veterans Affairs As V.A. Oversight Bills Pass In Congress

The FBI has launched a criminal investigation into alleged mismanagement and data falsification at the Veterans Health Administration. That follows several days of frenetic activity on Capitol Hill where Democrats and Republicans have set aside their differences to unite on … Continue reading

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Money Laundering Cartel Associates Convicted In Conspiracy To Bribe U.S. Judge

It happens regularly in Mexico, a judge is offered a bribe and the judge accepts the bribe either willingly under under threat of death. But rarely is there such a brazen attempt to corrupt justice in the United States. Our … Continue reading

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