Mexicans and Americans – a complicated relationship
QUERETARO, Mexico - A Cronkite journalist goes on a listening tour in Mexico to hear about hundreds of years of history and the different takes on the current, complicated feelings that regular Mexicans have toward the United States.
Mixed feelings on NAFTA in Mexico as talks on pact continue
QUERETARO, Mexico - While some in Mexico are pushing the benefits of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Mexican critics of the treaty say it’s time for their government to take a hard look at its shortcomings.
Trump’s rhetoric awakens new spirit, new questions in Mexico
Mexico has seen rapid growth in education levels and financial status since the signing of NAFTA, and Mexicans now want to be seen as an equal partner to the U.S., a desire only fueled by the rhetoric of the Trump administration
Mexico seeks edge with high-tech ‘Agroparks’
COLON, Queretaro, Mexico - On 700 acres of what looks like industrial park lies is could be Mexico’s farming future – Agropark, government-backed high-tech greenhouses that use high-tech methods to grow specialized products for export.
ADOT trains truckers from Mexico to pass safety inspections, increase business
NOGALES, Mexico – Sixty truck drivers scribbled notes in a Mexican warehouse last month as they listened to a United States border inspection officer describe the types of things officers examine during border inspections.
Arizona lawmakers praise, condemn Trump’s pardon of Arpaio
WASHINGTON - In Washington, reaction to President Donald Trump's pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was swift and strong.
Legislative bill would block out-of-state college students from voting in AZ
PHOENIX - Republican state Rep. Bob Thorpe is drafting a bill this summer that would ban out-of-state college students from voting in Arizona elections, sparking criticism from other public officials.
Shortage of Native American physicians creates concerns, elicits calls for action
PHOENIX – Dena Wilson never doubted what she wanted to do with her life while growing up on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.
NAFTA’s impact: Real or imagined, Trump campaigned on promise to renegotiate it, bring work back to U.S.
PHOENIX - The rolling, golden hills and towering mountains of southern Arizona sit under the bright morning sun in mid-March, providing the backdrop as a private jet skids to a halt along the runway at a small airport outside of Nogales, Ariz.
Water cooperation across U.S.-Mexico border essential, complex
NOGALES -- Nogales, Arizona, and Nogales, Sonora, share something more meaningful than their city name. They also share a source of water that is vital to their region of the border.
Mexican presidential candidate files complaint against Trump policies
WASHINGTON - A leading candidate for the Mexican presidency filed a petition Wednesday in Washington that calls on President Donald Trump's administration to stop its "racist, discriminatory speech" and "massive" deportation aimed at Mexican migrants.
How will the border wall affect the environment?
Cronkite News is developing a story about President Donald Trump's border wall plan and its effect on the environment, especially for border states.