Tag Archives: US-Mexico Border

Perry Warns of a “Trail of Tears” From Central America

Gov. Rick Perry on Monday warned that if Central American leaders do not heed the call to stop their citizens from flooding across the Texas-Mexico border, the summer months will bear witness to a “trail of tears” caused by a surge of … Continue reading

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Short-Term Border Facilities Holding Some Child Migrants Too Long

The federal government is scrambling to house a surge of unaccompanied Central American children and teenagers apprehended crossing the border illegally, many in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley. Obama administration officials said Monday federal agencies are requesting more than $2 billion … Continue reading

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U.S. Ivory Ban Spawns Dilemma For Music Industry

In June the United States will begin enforcing a ban on ivory from the tusks of African and Asian elephants. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service calls what’s happening right now to elephants “an unprecedented slaughter.” But the ban has forced many professional … Continue reading

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Fire Still Burning but Weakening Near Candelaria on US-Mexico Border

Presidio Fire Chief Miguel Gonzalez tells KRTS the Presidio Emergency Services District and residents of Candelaria are continuing to monitor the fire that’s been burning on the border in southern Presidio County this week. There aren’t any fire trucks currently … Continue reading

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Facing Risk Of Rape, Migrant Women Prepare With Birth Control

The Santa Maria pharmacy in the northern Mexico smuggling town of Altar is often a last stop for migrants before they embark on the dangerous trek across the Sonoran desert into Arizona. Here they buy caffeine pills, electrolyte packets and … Continue reading

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