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Accusations against former Amazon CEO in Mexico ignite feminist debates

The recent murder of the wife of the former CEO have fueled the push for changes to laws.

Third cross-border tunnel discovered this month in Nogales

The tunnel connected a home in Arizona to an enormous cross-border sewer line.

After signing ceremony, Mexican negotiator raises USMCA issues

Jesús Seade said he wasn't informed about possible labor attachés, though Mexico said ratification isn't compromised.

Phoenix Suns treat Mexico City to its first NBA overtime

The Suns lost to the San Antonio Spurs in the Mexican capital in a tight game with a dramatic end.

Report: Tailings dam poses threat to Rio Sonora valley 5 years after major spill

The report's author says Grupo México's new tailings pond threatens the health and livelihood of people already impacted by a 2014 spill.

US government loses two border fence funding lawsuits

Together, they block nearly $4 billion in military funds to build a new border fence.

Poachers swarm vaquita refuge ‘like never before’

A conservationist said the number of poachers in the endangered porpoise's habitat — casting nets for a fish called the totoaba — is unprecedented.

Report: Hundreds of asylum seekers face violence after return to Mexico

The report documents cases of kidnapping, torture and sexual assault.

Mexican consul in Tucson is raising eyebrows

The recently arrived diplomat from Mexico is allegedly holding partisan meetings at his office.

Refugee resettlement groups sue President Trump

They're hoping to block an order requiring approval from local government to continue refugee placements.

Mexican President: La Mora massacre investigation receiving ‘special attention’

López Obrador didn't give further details about the investigation into the murder of nine dual citizens in rural Sonora.

USDA implementing restrictions to prevent tomato virus introduction to US

The disease does not pose any risk to people or animals, an industry leader said.

Korean company takes interest in Sonoran solar projects

The two Sonoran projects will have an estimated peak capacity of roughly 125 megawatts each.

Exiled in Mexico, Evo Morales promises return to Bolivia

The former Bolivian president said the Mexican government had saved him by granting asylum and refuge.

FBI arrives in Sonora to assist in La Mora murder investigation

Mexico's foreign affairs secretary said the agents were invited because the investigation involves U.S. citizens.

Mexico will work with US after Sonora Mormon murders

The country's foreign secretary said the collaboration will mirror response to a shooting in El Paso in August.

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