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Mark of the conquistadors: Music gives voice to colonized peoples

MEXICO CITY – In Mexico City, indigenous musicians find common ground with rock and hip-hop artists as they tell stories of oppression and dispossession.


Guns from U.S. partly fueling crime rise in Mexico; business group says

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.


Electric scooter companies fight to keep rolling in Mexico and U.S.

MEXICO CITY – Like in metro Phoenix, electric shared scooters arrived in Mexico City with disruptive technologies and concerns. While some see in them innovation and an opportunity to fight urban problems such as air pollution or traffic, others think that these vehicles need to be regulated — or even eradicated.


Ex-felons can reclaim voting rights, but hundreds of thousands don’t

WASHINGTON - A recent study estimated that as many as 212,170 Arizonans were not able to cast a ballot in this year's elections because of a felony conviction in their past. Former felons can regain the right to vote in Arizona, if they pay their debts, but many are not aware of the process.



National Park Service works to attract more ethnically diverse visitors

More than six million people visited Grand Canyon National Park in 2016 but only a small percentage were minorities. Representatives are working on ways to draw more diverse visitors.


Meatless Mexican: Vegan food truck takes cuisine back to its roots

Vegan couple, Jose and Leticia Gamiz, own a Mexican vegan food truck in the metro Phoenix area.


Penzone says mending relations with the Hispanic community is an ongoing process

One year after being elected, MCSO Sheriff Paul Penzone talks about efforts to improve relations with the Hispanic community.


Trump tweets ‘DACA is probably dead’ after renewal of applications resumes

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced Saturday night they would continue accepting requests to renew DACA.


Bilingual open mic night speaks to a community hungry to connect through language

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DACA recipient reflects on rough road ahead

PHOENIX - Shock, fear and uncertainty are all common feelings for Liliana Reyes during this time period of her life. Just nearly a week after learning of President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Reyes, a third-time DACA recipient, is trying to put together a plan for a future that seems uncertain.


Safe at home? Not if home is Arizona, new report card on safety says

WASHINGTON - Arizona got an "F" for its safety policies, scoring particularly poorly on traffic safety, in a new national ranking of how well states are prepared to deter preventable deaths.