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2014-05-01 16:21:15

Inaugural Session at USBP HQ June 10-12, 2014 with Chief Michael Fisher and Staff WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington Homeland Security Roundtable (WHSR) today announced the creation of the USBP/CBP/WHSR Industry Academy 2015. The Industry Academy is a one year program designed to strengthen industry collaboration and knowledge of the Border Security mission. CBP Commissioner Gil Kerlikowski and USBP Chief Michael Fisher will address the initial...

2014-04-24 10:49:59

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation releases the Big Bend-Río Bravo Conservation Assessment, the latest result of over 20 years of environmental cooperation in North America Today, the CEC released its Conservation Assessment for the Big Bend-Río Bravo Region: A Binational Collaborative Approach to Conservation, which identifies 29 priority conservation areas in a region straddling the United States-Mexico border that includes 11 different protected areas in the states of Texas,...

2014-03-31 23:03:46

With recent legislation and studies indicating more attention and resources need to be paid at the Southern Border, HGH Infrared Systems offers an innovative solution for securing the vulnerable access points at the Border Security Expo. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 This 8th edition of the Border Security Expo took place March 18-19th in Phoenix. The world’s leading conference and expo dedicated to international border security saw over one hundred companies from 37 states and 14...

2012-08-30 13:10:19

When Washington State University and U.S. Department of Agriculture veterinary scientist Don Knowles got word three years ago that a rare but deadly infection was discovered among a group of horses in south Texas, he felt a jolt of adrenaline. Not only were the horses infected with a parasitic disease similar to malaria in humans, but the epicenter of the outbreak was at no ordinary ranch. It was the King Ranch, legendary for its world-class quarter horses, including former winners of the...

2012-04-23 23:00:14

Left Behind: Life and Death Along the U.S. Border — http://bit.ly/IYkOCi — from photographer Jonathan Hollingsworth examines the human element of illegal immigration as Arizona´s precedent-setting SB 1070 anti-illegal immigration law comes before the U.S. Supreme Court. New York, NY/ Stockport, England (PRWEB) April 23, 2012 Between 2001 and 2011, 1,911 foreign nationals have died in the deserts of Southern Arizona. All have passed through the doors of the Pima County...

2011-03-03 14:59:00

Plan Threatens Jobs, Highway Safety and Border Security WASHINGTON, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's announcement by the White House to move forward with opening the U.S. border to long-haul Mexican trucks drew strong condemnations from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and highway safety proponents. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO ) "This deal puts Americans at risk," Hoffa said. "This agreement caves in to business interests at the...

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2011-02-03 06:00:00

Mexico starting supplying electricity to Texas on Wednesday as unusually cold temperatures caused power outages. Mexico's Federal Electricity Commission "was determined to support Texas with electrical energy faced with the problems the state is suffering due to climatological conditions," a statement said. It said that an energy transfer of 280 megawatts would start midday on Wednesday at the north Mexican border cities of Nuevo Laredo, Reynosa and Piedras Negras. Texas Governor Rick Perry...


Latest Mexico – United States border Reference Libraries

Gulf of Mexico
2013-04-18 13:40:55

The Gulf of Mexico is an ocean basin that is largely surrounded by the continent North America and the island of Cuba. It’s bordered on the northeast, north, and northwest by the Gulf Coast of the United States, towards the southwest and south by Mexico, and towards the southeast by Cuba. It’s often referred to as the “Third Coast” in Texas and Louisiana, in comparison with the U.S. Pacific and Atlantic Coasts. The shape of its basin is more or less, an oval and is about 1,500...

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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