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EPA Funds Border Projects

EPA Funds Border Projects

Frontera NorteSur The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced this month new funding for environmental projects in U.S. and Mexican border communities. Totaling more than $8.6 million, grants are being awarded in conjunction with the San Antonio-based North American Development Bank (NADB) and the Border Environmental Cooperation Commission as part of meeting the goals

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Herbal remedies big sellers in wellness strategies for Hispanics

By Marilyn Aleman Borderzine EL PASO— When it comes to trying to keep bodies healthy in the fit-vs-fat wars, this predominately Hispanic border city leans toward natural solutions. Seventy percent of residents here and across the border in Cuidad Juarez say they use herbal medicines to lose weight and treat a variety of illnesses, according

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Crowdfunder: Documentary to share the story of the Whale Protector

LatinaLista — Campaign: The Whale Protector Filmmakers Sharen Black, Bill Thomas and Jane Kraemer are showcasing sights and sounds of endangered Blue Whales in a short documentary, using dramatic, ‘close encounter’ images, to share the story of these majestic marine mammals and one of the men who has worked tirelessly to protect them, improve their

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U.S. Congressmen Demand Freedom for US citizen and Mexican police commander Nestora Salgado

Frontera NorteSur The imprisonment of a Mexican woman police commander is increasingly a hot issue between the United States and Mexico. Nine members of the U.S. Congress sent a letter August 29 to Secretary of State John Kerry urging Washington’s intercession on behalf of Nestora Salgado, jailed in Mexico since August 2013 on what supporters

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Deferred Action has benefited more than 400,000 young Mexicans

By Erasmo Martínez Martínez Rio Grande Guardian McALLEN, TX — Last Friday, August 15th, marked two years since the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) entered into force. Since then, the Embassy of Mexico and the network of 50 consulates in the United States have engaged in an effort to take care of the

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