Tag Archives: Mexico

Africans In Juárez: The Migration Mosaic Expands

By Lorne Matalon The city of Juárez, Mexico across the border from El Paso, has long been a migrant gateway to the U.S. Between October 29, 2018 and August 2, 2019, 17,778 people have come to Juárez to try and … Continue reading

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Trump Backs Off Tariff Threat, Says Mexico Will Help Stem Tide Of Central American Migrants Headed For The U.S.

By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune President Donald Trump announced Friday evening that his administration has reached a deal with the Mexican government over immigration and the punitive tariffs he threatened to impose on Mexican imports have been postponed indefinitely.

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Migrant Apprehensions Continue To Surge On Texas-Mexico Border

By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune The surge of unauthorized migration that has the U.S. Border Patrol sounding alarm bells continues to rise to modern-day records, according to government statistics released Wednesday.

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Now That López Obrador has Won, Cutting Corruption and Violence in Mexico are His Biggest Challenges

On Sunday, a populist leftist surprised no one by winning the presidency of Mexico. His promise to voters was something along the lines of “make Mexico great again.”

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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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A Year Later, the Trans-Pecos Pipeline Still Isn’t Reaching Mexico

By Sally Beauvais The hotly-contested Trans-Pecos Pipeline went into service in West Texas one year ago this month, amid protest from local opponents over private property disputes and environmental impacts. The aim of the Mexican-backed project was to export natural … Continue reading

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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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Celebrating Mexican Independence on the Border

On the evening of September 15th, 1810 Mexican priest Miguel Hidalgo started the Mexican War of Independence with a ring of church bells and a call to arms – the “Grito de Dolores”. More than two centuries later, the cries … Continue reading

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Second auction for trans-border pipeline capacity fails

By Caroline Halter The Trans-Pecos pipeline is complete, but Mexico is struggling to get companies to bid on capacity for it and others carrying natural gas across the border.

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Trump Vision Of Mexico-U.S. Border Roils Mexico’s Domestic Politics

MEXICO CITY–Mexico will elect a new president next year. Although he has now at least temporarily delayed withdrawing the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement, continued uncertainty over NAFTA and U.S. President Donald Trump’s plans for a … Continue reading

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