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No More Deaths duels with Border Patrol over water drops for migrants

Volunteers have been making the journey into Southern Arizona's remote deserts, up to five days a week, for more than a decade to drop off water and food supplies in a controversial mission to save the lives of migrants making the trek from Mexico into the U.S.... Read more»

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Combating Chile's exploding obesity rates

Gone are the days when McDonald’s fliers boasting of well-balanced meals of cheeseburgers and French fries landed on Chilean doorsteps. Now there is talk of taxing junk food and putting warnings on fatty foods to combat Chile’s exploding obesity rates.... Read more»

Gimme shelter: Number of Mexican asylum seekers falling

Despite fears that Texas would open its doors to thousands of Mexicans escaping violence at home and seeking a safe haven here, government data shows the number of asylum-seekers from Mexico has actually decreased.... Read more»

Immigration & SB 1070

Border 'one of the safest parts of America'

Gov. Jan Brewer has said Arizona residents live in "terror" because of illegal immigration and border crime, but a new study finds the border is “one of the safest parts of America, and it’s getting safer.”... Read more»2

Immigration & SB 1070

Tucson joins officer suing state over immigration law

Tucson has joined a civil lawsuit by a police officer that challenges Arizona's new immigration law.... Read more»2

Caribbean re-emerges as drug smuggling corridor

With the United States and Mexico working to tighten their border, which is the preferred drug trafficking route, the Caribbean is “re-emerging as a corridor” for South American drugs to get to the U.S... Read more»1

Immigration SB1070

TPD chief criticizes Az immigration law to AG Holder

Tucson Police Chief Roberto Villaseñor met with Attorney General Eric Holder in Washington on Wednesday to criticize Arizona's new immigration law.... Read more»2

Comic: Border & immigration

A Mexican with an automatic weapon

Even if your name is Sanchez and you have to carry your passport at all times, being stop-lossed in southern Arizona is a damn sight better than the alternative.... Read more»

Immigration SB1070

Arpaio criticizes Mexico tourism ad; says it threatens Arizonans

Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio is criticizing a new Mexico tourism ad, saying it appears to threaten Arizonans.... Read more»1

Rocky Point news site calls checkpoint reports 'untrue'

A travel warning issued by the U.S. Consulate in Nogales, Son., is based on unsubstantiated rumors, said a Puerto Peñasco news website. The consulate warned Americans traveling to the Mexican resort town, also known as Rocky Point, of "unofficial checkpoints" set up on Highway 8.... Read more»

U.S. warns of 'unofficial checkpoints' on Rocky Point route

The U.S. Consulate in Nogales, Son., has issued a "Warden Message" warning of possible unauthorized checkpoints on Highway 8 between the border and Puerto Peñasco.... Read more»

Comic: Puppetry

Governor Brewer Kermit meets her match

When Governor Brewer launched her 'fake Kermit' campaign in defense of SB1070, she forgot one thing: the machine gun is mightier than the puppet.... Read more»

Comic: Puppetry

Fake Kermit sez: secure the border

Governor Brewer pulls out all the stops in her defense of SB 1070, unleashing a facsimile of Kermit the Frog on her SecureTheBorder website.... Read more»2

Immigration & SB 1070

Brewer enlists puppet to answer criticism of immigration law

A singing puppet is helping Gov. Jan Brewer respond to criticism of Arizona's new immigration law.... Read more»6

Comic: Immigration

Operation Brown POTUS

Mexican President Felipe Calderon came to Washington this week, and he was pissed. El Presidente Obama explained that los federales can't do much.... Read more»

Fetish hotels hot trend in Mexico's Riviera

Camouflaged under Reina Roja Hotel's party ambience and racy sexual innuendos are pre-Columbian elements that give the new hotel in Mexico's Mayan Riviera a fetishistic, sadomasochist feel. It inspires strong feelings of awe, interest and disgust — all at once.... Read more»

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