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Auditors: $167 million misspent in Mexico airport project

Added: 21.02.2019 4:35 | 5 views | 0 comments

Mexican federal auditors say they have found $167 million in mismanagement and questionable expenses at a now-cancelled project to build a new Mexico City airport.


Frozen strawberry shipment from Mexico contained $12.7 million worth of meth, authorities say

Added: 21.02.2019 2:47 | 17 views | 0 comments

The alleged drug-smuggling operation was discovered at the cargo facility at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge in Texas. Officials say they found 906 pounds of methamphetamine concealed in a trailer.

Tags: Mexico, Texas

16 states sue over Trump's emergency declaration

Added: 21.02.2019 2:09 | 13 views | 0 comments

Sixteen states have filed a lawsuit challenging President Trump's declaration of a national emergency to get funds for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Ohio State University Moritz College law professor Peter M. Shane joins CBSN to discuss.


U.S., Central America launch plan to crack down on people smugglers

Added: 21.02.2019 1:16 | 1 views | 0 comments

The United States and three Central American nations on Wednesday announced an effort to combat trafficking of people to the U.S.-Mexico border, days after U.S. President Donald Trump declared a national emergency, citing large-scale unlawful immigration.


Mexican court nixes 70-year-old capo's plea for house arrest

Added: 20.02.2019 23:50 | 15 views | 0 comments

A court in Mexico has denied a request by convicted drug lord Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo to serve out his sentence under house arrest due to his bad health and advanced age.

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El Chapo's lawyers concerned by juror misconduct allegations

Added: 20.02.2019 20:28 | 3 views | 0 comments

El Chapo's lawyers are raising concerns of potential juror misconduct after a member of the jury told a news website that several jurors viewed media coverage of the Mexican drug lord's trial against a judge's orders.


Golf: Tiger ready to take on new challenge in Mexico

Added: 20.02.2019 19:31 | 18 views | 0 comments

Tiger Woods will compete in Mexico for the first time at this week's World Golf Championships event and said on Wednesday he was not fretting about the new surroundings or losing sleep over the challenges of playing at a high altitude.


'El Chapo' lawyers may challenge conviction over juror remarks

Added: 20.02.2019 19:23 | 13 views | 0 comments

Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman may file a motion challenging his conviction on 10 criminal counts, after a juror told Vice News that jurors read media coverage of the case and discussed it with one another while the trial was going on, one of Guzman's lawyers said on Wednesday.

Tags: Mexico, Lorde

Donald Trump's wall: How tech guards the US-Mexico border

Added: 20.02.2019 17:23 | 9 views | 0 comments

Camera-laden towers and underground sensors plug the gaps in the existing US-Mexico border fence.

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