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New Mexico`s Next Century

Will the futures of New Mexico’s next generations be given real attention, or will the deep-pocketed, special interests once again claim the state mantle?

(LAS CRUCES, NM) - New Mexico In Santa Fe, the New Mexico state government is winding down its celebration of the Centennial of Statehood, a commemoration of the Land of Enchantment’s admission to the United States as a state in 1912.

Pared down to fit governmentally austere times, the Centennial celebration lurched forward with the help of private sponsors...

Read Full Article (Jan-03-2013 12:59)

Were New Mexico Border Counties Short-Changed?

The Great Recession in 2008 left historic problems of employment. Access to services deepened for many in New Mexico’s border region.

(LAS CRUCES, NM) - New Mexico border counties Historically, New Mexico’s three counties sharing a border with Mexico have shown higher-than-normal rates of poverty, unemployment and underdevelopment.

In the late 20th century, an absence of affordable housing for low-income workers coupled with rising real estate prices pushed the growth of colonias...

Read Full Article (Nov-01-2012 17:03)

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(LAS CRUCES, NM) - New Mexico State University As a loyal subscriber, you know what an important role Frontera NorteSur (FNS) plays in filling the information gap during these critical times along the US-Mexico border.

Read Full Article (Oct-31-2012 23:40)

The Fabulous, Frightening Fall of 2012

“The impacts of climate change on public health will result in thriving illnesses and disease” - Dr. Robert Repetto

(LAS CRUCES, NM) - Pumpkin High fall is a glorious time in New Mexico.

Read Full Article (Oct-07-2012 23:55)

New Mexico Immigrant Advocates Hail Court Action

Neither the Governor’s office nor Secretary Padilla immediately issued statements on the outcome of the First Judicial District Court case.

(LAS CRUCES, NM) - Racial profiling Immigrant advocates in New Mexico are praising a court that ends a controversial driver’s license certification program implemented last year by the state Motor Vehicle Division.

Maria Cristina Lopez with the group Somos un Pueblo Unido, called it a
"discriminatory program" and said it was, "clearly intended to fuel an anti-immigrant political agenda...”

Read Full Article (Sep-08-2012 16:18)

FNS News: Border Food Summit Convened

The decades-old Southwest Marketing Network brings together producers, distributors and consumers of agriculture in the states of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah.

(LAS CRUCES, NM) - Food Summit 2012 In the waning days of summer, southern Arizona will become the hot spot for food.

Convened by the Southwest Marketing Network, the upcoming Border Food Summit is meant to attract people from across the region for three days of farm tours, presentations, workshops, discussions and, of course, traditional foods sampling.

Read Full Article (Aug-10-2012 00:52)

DHS Proposes `Expanded Border`

Until now, New Mexico has been at a formal disadvantage in the border commerce game.

(LAS CRUCES, NM) - New Mexico welcome sign In an era when border travel has become increasingly problematic, the DHS is now proposing to expand the geographic area Mexican nationals can travel within the state of New Mexico.

Invoking its rule-making authority, the DHS proposed August 9 an expansion of the geographic limit in New Mexico for holders of a Border Crossing Card, or other proper documentation besides a CBP Form 1-94, from the current 25 miles north of the border to 55 miles.

Read Full Article (Jul-29-2012 22:04)

Special Feature: A Pecan Epithet

A common bond across species, pecans apparently inspire both birds and humans to go the extra mile.

(LAS CRUCES, NM) - Pecan Observant travelers on New Mexico Highway 28 that passes through the immense, shady corridor of the Stahmann Farms pecan orchard in Dona Ana County will notice something is not the same.

“Closed” signs now hang on the large white building off to the side of the road that was once the popular Stahmann’s Country Store...

Read Full Article (Jul-26-2012 11:56)

Public Process on Military Waste Permit

Established in the waning days of World War Two, WSMR covers a huge expanse of land in southern New Mexico.

(LAS CRUCES, NM FNS News) - 'Missile Park' at White Sands A public meeting on a possible waste permit modification for White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) in southern New Mexico is scheduled for next Wednesday, August 1, in Las Cruces.

The meeting will consider a petition to the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) for a change in the permit status of six solid waste management units located on WSMR land near Las Cruces.

Read Full Article (Jul-09-2012 12:52)

Five Individuals Charged in Connection with Death of a Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol Agent

$1 Million FBI Reward Announced: Individuals Charged Are Allegedly Responsible for Death of Agent Brian Terry

(TUCSON, AZ) - From left to right, Jesus Rosario Favela-Astorga, Ivan Soto-Barraza, Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes, and Lionel Portillo-Meza (photo unavailable) are wanted in connection with the murder of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. The indictment charging five individuals involved in the death of United States Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was unsealed today in Tucson, Arizona, and a reward of up to $1 million for information leading to the arrest of four fugitives was announced by Department of Justice officials.

This case is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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