Latest Mexico – United States relations Stories

2006-03-29 08:07:30

By Tim Gaynor TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - Hurling himself over a steel fence into the no-man's-land between Mexico and California, an undocumented migrant sprints across a narrow strip lit by harsh arc lights and watched over by video cameras on tall posts.

2006-03-01 15:20:00

Armed gangs dressed in military uniforms often illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border, providing cover for the trafficking of drugs and illegal aliens into the United States, a Senate panel heard on Wednesday.

2006-02-10 21:17:32

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A U.S. Border Patrol pursuit near San Diego ended on Friday when a van believed to be transporting illegal immigrants crashed, injuring at least 21 people, including eight critically, police said.

2006-02-09 16:58:13

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attacks on American border patrol agents along the U.S. border with Mexico have jumped more than 100 percent in the last year, Homeland Security officials said on Thursday.

2006-02-01 17:16:35

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - With a projected $1 billion budget surplus and a growing illegal immigration problem, Arizona should spend $100 million on programs to shore up its border with Mexico, Democratic Gov. Janet Napolitano said.

2006-01-27 21:50:45

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Minuteman Project border patrol group sued a Southern California city on Friday after organizers of a "Patriots Day" parade refused to let it enter a float because the group was deemed too political.

2006-01-26 01:24:38

By Alistair Bell MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico denied on Wednesday that its troops were involved in a border incident in Texas where police chased drug smugglers, apparently dressed in Mexican army uniforms, who became stranded in the waters of the Rio Grande.

2006-01-23 15:34:06

MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) - A U.S. Border Patrol agent has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a mother and her 15-year-old daughter after they crossed illegally into Texas from Mexico, the FBI said on Monday.

2006-01-22 20:26:40

By Bob Tourtellotte PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - Amid all the glitz at the Sundance Film Festival's debut weekend, three obscure filmmakers managed to win fans with their work on illegal immigration along the U.S.-Mexico border.

2006-01-17 14:59:54

By Bernd Debusmann, Special Correspondent TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (Reuters) - This dusty frontier town caters to smugglers and illegal migrants. It's a stone's throw from Mexico, across the brown waters of the Suchiate river. In a way, it is also the southernmost border of the United States.

Word of the Day
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.