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6 hrs ago | The Family Badge

Deadly force cases by Border Patrol raising questions

The Border Patrol said the agent fired at rock throwers. Two witnesses said other youths ran past as the shooting began, and that Elena Rodriguez was simply walking down the street when he was killed.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Mexican Police Foil Human-Trafficking Ring, Arrest 9

Nine people-trafficking suspects were arrested in a pair of operations in Mexico, the National Security Commission said Saturday in a statement. The first raid was carried out Friday in Altar, a town in the northwestern state of Sonora, where police and immigration agents arrested a man and a woman who were wanted on racketeering and people-trafficking charges.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Nogales High School hosts Mexican Independence Day celebration

A performance at Nogales High School kicked off Mexican Independence Day celebrations Saturday night. Every year, the Consulate General of Mexico in Nogales, hosts an evening of music, dance and folklore to commemorate Mexico's independence.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Mexico, Nogales, AZ, Santa Cruz County, AZ, Rio Rico, AZ

Fri Sep 12, 2014

CNN

Hacienda Aranjuez

Guaymas, Sonora, MA©xico.- An old "Hacienda" still active at least 20 years ago from this date 9.12.14 and now in ruins. Allegedly there are tunnels underneath the ranch and extend allong the land to several directions and start in this building.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Washington Post

Company to set $151M trust to pay for spill damage

In this Aug. 12, 2014, file photo, the Sonora river contaminated by the spill of millions gallons of copper sulfate and heavy metals from a copper mine, makes its way through the hills near the town of Mazocahui, in the northern state of Sonora, Mexico. Water pollution disasters in Mexico have turned into political battles as officials struggled to blame each other for the problems.

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Related Topix: Mexico, World News, US Politics, US News

The Northern Miner

Santacruz hopes to get San Felipe in production by 2016

Santacruz Silver Mining is sizing up a major boost in silver equivalent production over the next few years, and a big part of that is its San Felipe asset located 130 km due northeast of Hermosillo in Sonora State, Mexico. And on Sept.

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Sys-Con Media

Paget Minerals-Resignation of Director

David F. Volkert, President and CEO of Paget, stated, "Jim has been a valued member of the Paget board since its inception, sharing his knowledge and insight. We thank Jim and wish him all the best for the future."

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Courthouse News Service

Oxymoronic Offer From Feds About Slain Teen

The mother of a Mexican teenager whom a U.S. Border Patrol agent shot and killed through a border fence says she has received an odd offer in her wrongful-death case. Antonio Elena Rodriguez, 16, was shot 10 times through a border fence as he walked home one October night in 2012 along Calle Internacional, a street in Nogales, Sonora, that runs parallel to the border.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

KGUN

FBI Director addresses ISIS threat during Phoenix visit

On the day President Obama outlined a new strategy for fighting ISIS, the head of the FBI James Comey spoke of his department's commitment to counterterrorism on the eve of the Sept. 11 anniversary, while visiting the FBI's Phoenix division.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Mexico pollution, water disputes turn...

In this Aug. 12, 2014, file photo, the Sonora river contaminated by the spill of millions gallons of copper sulfate and heavy metals from a copper mine, makes its way through the hills near the town of Mazocahui, in the northern state of Sonora, Mexico. Water pollution disasters in Mexico have turned into political battles as officials struggled to blame each other for the problems.

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ABC News

Mexico Pollution, Water Disputes Turn Political

In this Aug. 12, 2014, file photo, the Sonora river contaminated by the spill of millions gallons of copper sulfate and heavy metals from a copper mine, makes its way through the hills near the town of Mazocahui, in the northern state of... View Full Caption FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2014, file photo, the Sonora river contaminated by the spill of millions gallons of copper sulfate and heavy metals from a copper mine, makes its way through the hills near the town of Mazocahui, in the northern state of Sonora, Mexico. Water pollution disasters in Mexico have turned into political battles as officials struggled to blame each other for the problems.

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CBS Local

Jefferson Award Winner Delivers Care And Comfort To Migrants On The Move

BELMONT A Bay Area teen is mobilizing neighbors and strangers to extend a humanitarian helping hand to migrant children. This week's Jefferson Award winner was inspired by a film she saw at her San Francisco high school.

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Examiner.com

Woodstock in Mexico? Boomer Fest Days is cancelled

Peace, love and happiness was supposed to be in the air in Rocky Point, Mexico this coming month with a festival called Boomer Fest Days. Popping up on billboards in Phoenix, websites on the internet and even morning shows everything was a discussion on "Boomers".

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Resource Investing News

GoGold Resources Releases Initial PEA for Santa Gertrudis

GoGold Resources has released an initial preliminary economic assessment for its wholly owned Santa Gertrudis mine in Mexico. The report indicates an internal rate of return of 58 percent at a 5 percent discount, a net present value of US$150 million for the project and a sizeable increase to the mineral resource estimate.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Washington Post

EPA engineer led effort to reduce wastewater pollution along the Arizona-Mexican border

For years, raw and partially treated sewage flowed unabated across the border from Nogales, Mexico into neighboring Nogales, Arizona, presenting a significant public health threat. Through a decade of hard work and persistence, Thomas Konner, an Environmental Protection Agency engineer, was instrumental in leading the U.S. effort to upgrade the wastewater infrastructure along the border and greatly improve the water quality and the environment.

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Related Topix: Arizona, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, World News, Mexico, Nogales, AZ, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Peace Arch News

Rotary Roundup: Rotary projects to bring aid around the world

Rotary is the world's largest service organization, with more than 1.2 million members and 34,000 Rotary clubs worldwide. When you join Rotary, you become part of an international organization focused on conflict resolution, disease prevention , water and sanitation, maternal and child health, literacy and economic and community development.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Name of border agent who shot teen kept under seal

The Border Patrol has given attorneys the name of the agent who shot and killed a Mexican teenager in Nogales, Sonora, but under the condition that it is kept under seal. The agent shot 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Roll Call

The Complexity of the U.S. Border Crisis, in 7 Photos

Didn't get to the border during your August recess to do research for your boss? We have you covered. In the days before they last left town, the House rallied to pass an appropriations bill aiming to curtail the influx of child migrants - legislation that's going to hit a wall in the Senate whether or not the president takes any executive action.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

CBP arrests suspect in drug smuggling bust in Douglas

A man is behind bars after attempting to smuggle more than 200 pounds of marijuana through the Port of Douglas into the United States.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Listen Up Espanol Adds Bilingual and Outbound Services to Hispanic Marketing Solutions

Portland, ME September 03, 2014 Listen Up Espanol announces the addition of bilingual and outbound services to their suite of marketing solutions.

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