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6 die when swept away by swollen river in Agua Prieta

6 die when swept away by swollen river in Agua Prieta

 200 rescue crews were still searching the area Tuesday.

July 29, 2014 2:46 pm
Homeland Security chief says border security is a priority

Homeland Security chief says border security is a priority

The new secretary of homeland security stressed alertness along the U.S.-Mexico border, but during his first official visit to Southern Arizona he did not address recent cartel-related violence in Sonora.

January 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Mine Tales: Douglas made his mark in mining

Mine Tales: Douglas made his mark in mining

Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series about Dr. James Douglas, namesake of the Cochise County border city.

August 26, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Pasión y una pizca de buena fortuna

Pasión y una pizca de buena fortuna

Zarela Martínez con el escritor mexicano Carlos Fuentes a finales de la década pasada, en una cena de la que ella estuvo a cargo en la residencia del entonces Cónsul General de México en Nueva York, Rubén Beltrán.

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Pasión y una pizca de buena fortuna

Pasión y una pizca de buena fortuna

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Pasión y una pizca de buena fortuna

Pasión y una pizca de buena fortuna

Uno de los pasos clave en la trayectoria de Zarela fue ganar el respaldo de Craig Claiborne, reconocido crítico gastronómico. Foto de 1992.

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Cochise County: No charges in 2011 border shooting

The Cochise County Attorney’s Office will not file charges against a Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a Douglas teenager more than two years ago, officials said.

August 23, 2013 12:00 am
Pasión y una pizca de buena fortuna

Pasión y una pizca de buena fortuna

En el rancho aprendió a hacer quesos, mantequilla, chorizo. En Guadalajara estudió Comunicación. En El Paso, Texas, hizo trabajo social. Pero cuando llegó a Nueva York después de diseñar un menú presidencial, comprendió que no había nada en la vida que no pudiera lograr.

August 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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About half of Ariz.'s eligible Dreamers have applied for program

For Josue Saldivar, holding his work permit for the first time felt like opening a long-awaited gift.

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Border officers: Man tried to smuggle $236K out of Arizona

Border officers: Man tried to smuggle $236K out of Arizona

A Mexican man is in custody for allegedly trying to smuggle nearly $236,000 in undeclared cash out of southern Arizona, federal authorities say.

June 20, 2013 5:35 pm Related
Douglas border officers find 200 pounds of pot in car

Douglas border officers find 200 pounds of pot in car

A 24-year-old woman was arrested Friday after border officers found 144 packages of marijuana hidden in the Dodge sedan she was driving into Douglas from Mexico, officials say.

April 30, 2013 10:02 am Related
Mexico coffee co-op, with border operations, helping ease immigration pressures

Mexico coffee co-op, with border operations, helping ease immigration pressures

In the late 1990s, residents of a coffee-growing town in southern Mexico began noticing something unusual.

March 25, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Mexico coffee co-op, with border operations, helping ease immigration pressures

Mexico coffee co-op, with border operations, helping ease immigration pressures

Elvia Carrillo dumps a bucket of arabica beans into a grinder while preparing orders at Café Justo in Agua Prieta, across from Douglas. The cooperative's exports to the U.S. are helping to stabilize small towns in Mexico, heading off immigration pressures.

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Man tortured, hanged from bridge in Agua Prieta

A man between 25 and 30 years old who showed signs of torture was found hanging from a bridge in Agua Prieta, Sonora Saturday night, according to Mexican media reports.

January 28, 2013 4:04 pm

PRI prevails in Agua Prieta, Nogales mayoral races

The Institutional Revolutionary Party's presidential election win in Mexico has also reverberated in local elections in two cities along Arizona's southern border, along with a beach town just south of the line.

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PRI candidates win in border cities of Agua Prieta, Nogales

The Institutional Revolutionary Party’s apparent presidential election win in Mexico has also reverberated in local elections in two cities along Arizona’s southern border.

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Blog: Can Vicente Terán, border politico, cross the line?

Blog: Can Vicente Terán, border politico, cross the line?

When a border-city mayor doesn't cross the line even for municipal ceremonies, it raises eyebrows in the sister cities. That's what's happened with Vicente Terán, the political powerhouse in Agua Prieta, Sonora.

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Mayor Vicente Terán: In Agua Prieta, he's go-to man

Mayor Vicente Terán: In Agua Prieta, he's go-to man

AGUA PRIETA, Sonora - As Mexico's election day approaches, the word is on the lips of many in this border city - from political insiders to humble street vendors: cacique.

June 24, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Police chase near Safford yields 1,100 pounds of pot

SAFFORD — A Mexican man is in custody after a high-speed chase in southeastern Arizona and authorities finding almost 1,200 pounds of marijuana in his pickup truck.

March 27, 2012 4:58 pm

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