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Salem-News.com (May-06-2014 12:13)

The Clock in Albuquerque Strikes Midnight

“This level of unjustified, deadly force by the police poses unacceptable risks to the Albuquerque community,” the DOJ wrote to Mayor Richard Berry

(LAS CRUCES, NM) - Police line A turbulent week in New Mexico’s biggest city climaxed on Cinco de Mayo with a historic citizen takeover of an Albuquerque City Council meeting, as a deepening governance and justice crisis kept testing the meanings of democracy, public safety and the rule of law in the United States of the early 21st century.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-24-2014 10:45)

U.S. Radiation Leak Concerns Mexicans

Mexican whistle-blower Bernardo Salas Mar, a former employee of the Laguna Verde nuclear power plant in Veracruz, said important bits of information need to be confirmed about the WIPP radiation release...

(LAS CRUCES, NM) - Nuclear danger Serious problems at a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico have caught the eyes of the press and government officials in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

The current round of troubles began February 5 at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, New Mexico, when six workers were briefly hospitalized for smoke inhalation after a truck caught fire.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-17-2014 02:34)

Women`s Murders, Justice and Corruption in New Mexico

Until now, many New Mexican families have been denied justice.

(LAS CRUCES, NM) - Site in NM where the bodies of 11 young women were found Since 2009, Frontera NorteSur has followed the story of 11 murdered women and girls found in a common burial site on the West Mesa of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

February 2 marked the fifth anniversary of the discovery.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-23-2013 20:49)

Old Chemical Weapons to New Mexico?

FNS asked a State Department source to confirm if U.S. chemical weapons long stored on Panamanian territory would be sent to New Mexico for disposal, but had not heard back from Washington by press time.

(LAS CRUCES , NM) - Isla San José The Panamanian government announced an agreement November 21 between the United States and Panama that could involve the disposal of old chemical weapons in the state of New Mexico. Panamanian Chancellor Fernando Nunez Fabrega told the international press that old weapons will be removed from San Jose Island and buried in the desert of New Mexico in 2014.

“In this way, Panama will be free of bombs without exploding them on the island of San Jose, and this place will regain its tourism value,” Nunez said.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-30-2013 20:36)

Land, Migrants and Poets: The Day of the Dead 2013

Issues of land, water and climate loom large in 2013, conveying a special significance for a holiday that falls at the end of the harvest cycle.

(LAS CRUCES , NM) - New Mexico New Mexico and the borderland will come alive this weekend with activities related to the annual Day of the Dead celebration, which falls on Saturday, November 2, this year.

As befits a cultural boom that is drawing in thousands and thousands of people, this year promises bigger and broader events than ever before, encompassing art, music, literature, and culinary treats.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-16-2013 22:49)

The Unequal Fury of Floods

On Saturday, September 14, Chihuahua Governor Cesar Duarte toured the devastation in the border city.

(LAS CRUCES, NM) - Salem-News.com Only days ago, Madre Tierra was begging for water.

Trickling south through Albuquerque, the Rio Grande resembled a patchwork of puddles on the verge of hydrological extinction. How fast the world can change.

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Salem-News.com (May-02-2013 15:36)

Facing the Climate Change Upon Us

Rep. Lujan Grisham’s message helped frame a New Mexico climate town hall this week organized by the Sierra Club.

(LAS CRUCES, NM) - Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham “New Mexico is in the middle of a climate crisis,” Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham told an Albuquerque town hall via video.

“Make no mistake about it, climate change is real and we need to do something about it.”

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Salem-News.com (Jan-31-2013 14:49)

Cross-Border Resources for Scholars, Teachers, Students and the Public

A regular feature here, FNS covers human rights, security, immigration, labor, economics, politics, culture, and the environment.

(LAS CRUCES, NM) - Frontera NorteSur news logo Frontera NorteSur now has our 2012 publications available in an easy-to-use package. By simply going to FNS’ home page, readers can click on 2012 Roundup and then scroll down month-by-month for last year’s articles and radio documentaries.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-27-2013 21:18)

Farming for Tough Times

Food and farming are issues of concern at this year’s session of the New Mexico State Legislature.

(LAS CRUCES, NM) - Farming in New Mexico Tough growing conditions are confronting farmers and ranchers across the U.S. Southwest and northern Mexico.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-16-2013 12:55)

Lopez Obrador`s New Challenge

According to MORENA activists, the movement plans to distribute millions of copies of its newspaper across Mexico.

(LAS CRUCES, NM) - National Movement for the Regeneration of Mexico (MORENA) Undeterred by the official rejection of his legal challenge to the July 2012 election results, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador presses on with his opposition movement.

Like he was still on the campaign stump, the left opposition leader is touring Mexico and building up his new political party, the National Movement for the Regeneration of Mexico (MORENA), as the latest political force on the scene.

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