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The first round of renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ended last week in Washington, D.C., and Canada, Mexico and the United States committed to coming up with a revised treaty quickly.
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Not everyone will be watching the eclipse Aug. 21. The Navajo and many other American Indian tribes see the phenomenon as a bad omen.
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Four months ago, the Trump Administration announced a hardening of immigration law enforcement that seeks to punish people who try even one time to cross the border illegally. It’s a return to one of the most severe forms of deterring immigrants from making that crossing.
U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer said in opening remarks that NAFTA "has failed" Americans as a result of trade deficits. Some clash with that view, while others partially agree.
Business leaders are bracing ahead of the trade negotiations beginning Wednesday between the U.S. and its North American neighbors.
Electricity companies in Arizona and in Mexico are planning a project to run power back and forth across the border.
Charlottesville Protest march
Hundreds of people marched through downtown Tucson Sunday afternoon in protest of a white nationalist march that turned deadly.
The country’s largest immigration agency spent millions of taxpayer dollars administering lie detector tests to applicants who had already admitted to committing crimes and did not qualify to become law enforcement officers.
A Texas business alliance supported by the Mexican government is lobbying to protect its interests at the free trade agreement negotiations, and they hope states like Arizona will follow their lead.
Soccer legend Rafa Márquez and ‘banda’ music singer Julión Álvarez are accused of supporting the network of a drug kingpin.
Uranium Mine
Many Navajo say the cleanup of more than 500 abandoned uranium mines on the reservation has been slow going. The federal government has just awarded a contract to clean up two of the mine sites.
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Remittances in Mexico have hit a record high, and the American economy and politics had a key role in the increase.
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says no changes should be made to Arizona’s Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument.
An immigrant rights group charged that most complaints of abuse made against U.S.Border Patrol agents go unpunished. The Border Patrol's Tucson, Rio Grande and Laredo sectors carried the highest number of complaints against agents.
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The Trump administration announced plans Tuesday morning to lift environmental restrictions for land along a section of the U.S.-Mexico border in order to begin building a new segment of wall.

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