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Lorne Matalon on Here & Now: USDA Pullout From Mexico Has Economic Consequences

Lorne Matalon, reporter for KRTS and Fronteras Desk, aired a story nationally today on Here & Now.  His story covered federal government bans keeping USDA inspectors from entering Mexico at five border crossings to inspect cattle headed to the U.S.  Listen … Continue reading

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Why Crossing Into Mexico Is A Lifesaver For Some In A Small Texas Border Town

By Lorne Matalon In a reversal of stereotypes along one rugged stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border, U.S. citizens are the ones breaking border laws. It is, of course, illegal to enter the U.S. without passing through an official border crossing. … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Front Runner And Privatization: The Implications For U.S. Energy

Mexico is choosing a new president on July 1. The campaign is being closely watched by Texas and other U.S. energy companies that’ve been working there since Mexico reformed its energy sector in 2014. The presidential front runner says foreign investment … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Presidential Election: The Implications For Texas’ Energy Industry

Mexico’s presidential election is coming up in July and the outcome could have serious implications for Texas energy companies.

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In Mexico, Oil and Gas Theft from Pipelines is on the Rise

The earthquakes in Mexico have not damaged the nation’s pipeline system, a system that U.S. companies are looking to invest in. For the past three years, the Mexican oil & gas market has been open to foreign companies — for … Continue reading

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Mexico Energy Reform Spurs Larger Scale Cross-Border Electricity Transmission

The dream of a unified North American electricity grid could not have been contemplated until Mexico’s electricity market was opened to foreign companies in 2014. Today larger scale volumes of electricity are flowing in both directions across the Mexico-United States … Continue reading

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US-Mexico Intelligence Cooperation Braces For Possible Change

Intelligence cooperation between Mexico and the United States has become closer in the last decade on issues important to both countries such as illegal immigration, border security, drugs and human trafficking. But that critical intelligence relationship may be under examination … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Energy Reform And Pemex: Both Challenged As US Energy Sector Watches

MEXICO CITY–President Donald Trump says he’ll renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada. That has a lot of businesses that do cross border trade concerned. That includes some U.S. energy executives though energy was excluded from … Continue reading

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Dakota Pipeline Standoff Echoes In Texas: Mexico Still Counting On U.S. Natural Gas

MARFA, Texas — Opponents of a pipeline under construction in West Texas are pleased by the national attention garnered by protest against the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline in North Dakota. Construction there has been at least temporarily halted following months of … Continue reading

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Mexico Proposes Legislation To Counter Border Wall Expansion

MEXICO CITY, DF – Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has said he wants to work collaboratively with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. Peña hasn’t commented on the wall publicly since the U.S. election. But his Foreign Secretary, Claudia Ruiz Massieu has. “We’ve been very clear … Continue reading

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