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Since the beginning of the administration of Donald Trump, Mexico and the United States have held plenty of meetings behind closed doors, most of them to discuss trade and immigration. But this time, both governments plan to get together and work on a strategy to fight organized crime.
May 17, 2017
Javier Valdez
A Mexican journalist in the state of Sinaloa was murdered Monday afternoon, the latest in a sustained attack on reporters in that country this year.
May 15, 2017
Misael Perez
Misael Perez felt stifled by the walls of his own apartment on a recent Friday afternoon.
May 15, 2017
Taide Elena
A U.S. Border Patrol agent charged with murder in a cross-border shooting case in Arizona has told a judge that his alleged victim was involved in trafficking drugs across the border the night he died.
May 12, 2017
A federal judge has set a date for early October for the jury trial of a former Border Patrol agent accused of shooting a boy across the border in Mexico.
May 08, 2017
When it comes to oil, Mexico is a major business partner to the U.S., and American investors are even looking into Mexico’s expanding energy market. But recent violent clashes in Mexico’s black market oil could affect those investments.
May 05, 2017
The man accused of inheriting El Chapo’s drug-trafficking empire was arrested in Mexico’s capital. Dámaso López Núñez is allegedly in charge of the Sinaloa Cartel, the criminal organization led by drug king pin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán.
May 02, 2017
medical marijuana marijuana
Mexico has been victim of drug-related violence and corruption for years. But a new bill passed last Friday may change all that.
May 01, 2017
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Traffickers have had some unusual methods to smuggle drugs. One trafficker tried a whole new way Saturday night in Southern Arizona.
May 01, 2017
Mike Davidson
A cornerstone of candidate Donald Trump’s run for presidency lay in walling off the Mexican border. President Trump would insist later it wasn’t just a metaphor. But those plans faltered drastically this week amid political wrangling over how it would be paid for. And it’s not just funding. In part four of The Border’s New Boundaries series, the Trump Administration is running up against a blockade of its own at a national park on the border where the challenge isn’t only the dollars to build a wall, it’s the geography.
April 28, 2017

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