President Donald Trump said Tuesday in Phoenix his administration will probably end up terminating NAFTA. But, at the same time, other prominent Arizonans were arriving in Mexico City to pursue the opposite.
A Navajo coal mine in New Mexico just bought two new locomotives to deliver coal from the mine to the Four Corners Power Plant. The purchase demonstrates an investment in coal by the Navajo government at a time when natural gas has become the preferred low-cost energy source.
You can get pretty much anything on Amazon — books, electronics, diapers — you name it, you can probably buy it. But now, there are reports the world’s biggest online retailer is looking to add another offering: event tickets.
Last month, CoreCivic, formerly Corrections Corporation of America, announced it’d close one of its Central New Mexico jails. Meanwhile, this spring, Mesa agreed to contract with CoreCivic to operate its city jails. In addition, the company operates seven private prisons in Arizona.
A dreamer who claims to have been wrongfully deported may get his day in court sooner than expected. For the latest on this, I got a hold of Kristina Davis, a reporter with the San Diego Tribune who has been in court watching the proceedings.
Many in the community are still reeling from the president’s visit to the Valley on Tuesday, and the mostly peaceful protests outside that ended with tear gas and flash bangs being deployed on the crowd. ASU criminology professor Ed Maguire was there at the protests observing with a team of researchers.
One of President Trump’s main talking points on the campaign trail was the issue of trade, and specifically the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which came into effect in 1994 and reshaped the economies of Mexico, Canada, and the U.S.