By Kendal Blust | Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019
PUERTO PEÑASCO, Sonora – Fishermen and conservationists say Mexico’s “zero tolerance” efforts on poachers in the Sea of Cortez aren’t enough to protect the vaquita marina, and shrimp fishermen have vowed to ignore a recent ban on using nets.
By Kendal Blust | Friday, Aug. 9, 2019
BAVIÁCORA, MEXICO – Mexico’s largest mining company spilled nearly 11 million gallons of copper sulfate acid solution carrying heavy metals into the Bacanuchi and Sonora rivers in 2014. To this day, residents claim life has not been the same since.
By Rodrigo Cervantes | Monday, Aug. 5, 2019
MEXICO CITY – The Mexican Employers Confederation expressed alarm at rising rates of violent crime since President Andrés Manuel López Obrador took office in December, and it blames some of the situation on weapons smuggled in from the U.S.
By Miranda Faulkner and Tim Royan | Friday, May 31, 2019
Arizona lawmakers, business officials and experts Friday blasted President Donald Trump's threat to impose a tariff on Mexican goods in hopes of cutting immigration, calling his plan everything from "terribly damaging" to "unhinged."
By Nicole Ludden | Tuesday, April 30, 2019
TUCSON – With an increasing number of migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, the cost of caring for their medical needs is rising as well.
By Andrew Howard | Wednesday, April 24, 2019
WASHINGTON - A peaceful border encounter between U.S. and Mexican soldiers earlier this month became a political issue Wednesday when President Donald Trump picked up the incident and threatened in a tweet to send armed soldiers to the border in response.
By Nicole Ludden | Friday, April 19, 2019
TUCSON – The Casa Alitas shelter at the Benedictine Monastery in Tucson provides transportation, medical care and guidance for migrants claiming asylum in the United States.
By Squire Harrington | Thursday, April 11, 2019
TEMPE – Three members of the Arizona State women's golf team participated in an amateur tournament last week, the first time women have ever competed at Augusta, the traditional site of the Masters Tournament.
By Julian Hernandez | Tuesday, March 19, 2019
PHOENIX – Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. Martha Bárcena stressed the importance of ratifying the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement at a luncheon Tuesday.
By Bret Jaspers | Monday, March 4, 2019
PHOENIX – Arizona was under pressure to sign its part of a plan to save Lake Mead by Jan. 31. It made the deadline, but federal authorities said the deal wasn’t quite done and set another deadline, but it also has come and gone. The real deadline looms in August.
By Joseph Caulo | Friday, Feb. 22, 2019
PHOENIX – Scheduling decisions surrounding basketball tournament games in Prescott Valley, which was hit by a severe winter storm, have left many coaches and fans critical of the Arizona Interscholastic Association.
By Andrew Howard | Monday, Feb. 18, 2019
WASHINGTON - Hundreds gathered outside the White House to protest President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southern border, a move the protesters called a "massive abuse of presidential power" that is not an actual emergency.