mine spill
The Navajo Nation is suing the federal government over a mine waste spill that contaminated three rivers including the tribe’s irrigation source. An EPA cleanup crew triggered the 3 million gallon blowout of yellow sludge at a Colorado mine in August 2015.
December 06, 2016
National Forest Service
National Forest Service employees testified Thursday before Congress about a longstanding culture of sexual harassment, whistle-blower retaliation and discrimination.
December 01, 2016
Bears Ears
In his last days in office President Barack Obama still has the power to make significant changes to the Southwest. Obama has already used the Antiquities Act to designate 27 national monuments — more than any other president. Many American Indian tribes are hoping he takes action on at least one more proposal.
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The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday over whether immigrants facing deportation who are detained for more than six months are entitled to a bond hearing before an immigration judge.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
A Guatemalan woman who was in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s custody here in Arizona died Sunday morning.
The two neighboring nations of the U.S. are getting closer to each other, as Canada has just made it easier for Mexican travelers to visit their country.
100 Mexican pesos.
The U.S. ranks number one and Canada number seven in the number of millionaires in the country, while Mexico will soon crack the top 20.
Photo: Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping
A key member of the Mexican senate said she wants her country to engage in more commerce with countries other than the United States.
Coconino National Forest patrol captain Jon Nelson checks out a camp, where someone appears to be living in the forest.
At last count earlier this year Coconino County had 755 people experiencing homelessness. Flagstaff Shelter Services is working on finding them permanent homes faster.
Greg Stanton
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton will meet with mayors from around the world to discuss how they can address climate change.
Mexican authorities are preparing for those who plan to return from the U.S., as a result of Donald Trump’s administration.
Mole turkey
It’s the season for cooking turkey all over the United States. And in Mexico, the appetite for this bird has been growing during the Holidays, too.
Agustín Carstens
This year has not been a good one for global finances. Stock markets outside of the U.S. have been continuously fluctuating, and currencies from emerging economies have been losing its value against the dollar.
The United States Border Patrol has erected a temporary facility to manage the detention of several hundred people after a recent surge of migration in the El Paso region.
Photo: Sen. Jeff Flake, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson and Mexican Secretary of Finance Jose Antonio Meade
Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, in meetings with top Mexican government officials this week, is emphasizing what he calls the mutually beneficial commercial ties between the U.S. and Mexico and the benefits of a likely renegotiation of a trade agreement for the two countries.