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New drug charges for man linked to Bakken ring

October 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BILLINGS, Mont. A Mexican man arrested last month on an immigration violation faces new drug charges as part of what authorities say was a wide-ranging conspiracy to sell methamphetamine in the Bakken Oil Patch. Continue Reading

United States tops Mexico

September 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio The United States clinched its seventh straight World Cup appearance, beating Mexico 2-0 Tuesday night on second-half goals by Eddie Johnson and Landon Donovan before a raucous red-white-and-blue-clad crowd that stood and chanted from start to finish.
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US sugar producers receive good news from Mexico

August 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Questions about low sugar prices, dry growing conditions, discolored product and a bloated North American market due in large part to Mexican exports had American Crystal Sugar Co. officials reeling in recent weeks. Continue Reading

Lawmakers release documents on Wal-Mart bribery

January 10, 2013 in The Daily Republic

NEW YORK (AP) Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s CEO Mike Duke found out in 2005 that the retailer’s Mexico unit was handing out bribes to local officials, according to emails obtained by lawmakers.
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Return of the old school: Mexicans elect party that ruled country for 71 years back to office

July 2, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The party that ruled Mexico with a tight grip for most of the last century has sailed back into power, promising a government that will be modern, responsible and open to criticism.
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House takes up bill to waive enviro laws on border

June 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Republican-controlled House is moving toward approval of a bill that would allow the U.S. Border Patrol to circumvent more than a dozen environmental laws on all federally managed lands within 100 miles of the borders with Mexico and Canada.
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Child immigrant numbers soaring

April 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

McALLEN, Texas (AP) An unprecedented surge of children caught trudging through South Texas scrublands or crossing at border ports of entry without their families has sent government and nonprofit agencies scrambling to expand their shelter, legal representation and reunification services. On any given day this year, the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement has been caring for more than 2,100 unaccompanied child immigrants. Continue Reading

Aftershock shakes Mexico, no injuries reported

April 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Mexico was shaken Monday afternoon by a strong apparent aftershock from a powerful earthquake late last month. Officials said there were no immediate reports of serious damage or injuries from the quake, which had an initial magnitude of 6.3. Continue Reading

Obama, Calderon, Harper talk trade, energy

April 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

President Barack Obama began a summit with leaders from Mexico and Canada on Monday that aims to boost a fragile recovery and grapple with thorny energy issues against a backdrop of painfully high gas prices. Continue Reading

A DETROIT LAKES REPORTER IN MEXICO: Helping the poor to get eyeglasses

March 28, 2012 in DL-Online

For a good share of my years at DL Newspapers, Armand and Mari Radke have been organizing trips to Mazatlan, Mexico, through the Lions Club, where they fit the people with free eyeglasses.
And for a good share of those years, Armand has been working on me to join them on one of the mission trips. Continue Reading

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