Arizona’s ports of entry have a bad reputation as sluggish thoroughfares ill-equipped to handle the cross border shipping industry. The push is on to change that reputation.
A fugitive former state governor from Mexico wanted on corruption-related charges was arrested in Panama, just as he was waiting to board a plane to Paris.
Mexican shoppers are paying more money in customs duties when they return from shopping in the U.S., according to Mexican government. But that may not necessarily mean that more people are crossing the border to shop in the U.S.
State officials from Arizona and cross-border neighbor Sonora are lobbying airline and railroad executives for increased services to the region.
The federal government would pay to overhaul the port of entry in San Luis under President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for next year.
Mexican and Canadian officials met in Mexico City on Tuesday and made their stance clear on the North American Free Trade Agreement: it will be revised and renewed, but only if the three nations involved work together.
For decades, colleges in Arizona have received a steady stream of Mexican students seeking to complete doctoral degrees in science and math. Initially, the Mexican government sent them as an effort to boost the number of scientists in that country. But now, Arizona colleges recruit them as one way to keep up their graduate enrollment.
The top U.S. trade official formally notified Congress on Thursday of the Trump administration’s intention to renegotiation the North American Free Trade Agreement, meaning official talks could begin as early as mid-August.
Since the beginning of the administration of Donald Trump, Mexico and the United States have held plenty of meetings behind closed doors, most of them to discuss trade and immigration. But this time, both governments plan to get together and work on a strategy to fight organized crime.
The dream of a unified North American electricity grid could not have been contemplated until Mexico's electricity market was opened to foreign companies in 2014. Today larger scale volumes of electricity are flowing in both directions across the Mexico-United States border with implications for prices in both nations.