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Celebrating Mexican Independence on the Border

On the evening of September 15th, 1810 Mexican priest Miguel Hidalgo started the Mexican War of Independence with a ring of church bells and a call to arms – the “Grito de Dolores”. More than two centuries later, the cries … Continue reading

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Presidio-Ojinaga Port of Entry To Receive $13m Upgrade

The Presidio-Ojinaga port of entry is officially getting a makeover. The effort has been in the works since last year, and will now see the development of new bridges and pedestrian path to help ease traffic.

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Trump’s Plans Could Cripple Small Businesses on the Border

Last week when President Trump’s Press Secretary Sean Spicer dropped the possibility of a 20% tariff on Mexican imports to pay for Trump’s wall, pubic voices around the country cried out. Big corporations complained tariffs would ruin them. Experts said … Continue reading

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Rep Hurd (R-Texas) To Ask State Dept To Revisit Ojinaga Travel Warning

OJINAGA, Chihuahua–It’s  not something you see every day; a member of the United States Congress enters Mexico on the border and not by flying to Mexico City and back to Washington, DC. Congressional Representative Will Hurd (R-Texas) is also a … Continue reading

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Odessa Man Arrested after Failed Smuggling Attempt at Presidio Border Crossing

An Odessa man was arrested at the Presidio-Ojinaga, Mexico border crossing on Monday after attempting to smuggle 124 pounds of marijuana into the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) says the bust happened around 7 am Monday when 53-year-old Jose … Continue reading

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USDA Changes Border Policy – Agents Return To Shuttered Mexican Inspection Pens

The USDA has rescinded a 2012 ban on inspectors working at what was until two years ago the largest single point-of-entry for Mexican cattle into the United States. The lifting of the ban signals a small but significant shift in … Continue reading

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