The United States is the largest source of remittances to Latin America. The recession greatly slowed money being sent to home countries by migrants. But the Pew Hispanic Trends Project has found that rates in most Latin American countries have bounced back, except in Mexico.
A recent study claims that nearly 30 million people on the planet live in slavery a practice that relies on the trafficking of human beings. Human trafficking is a growing problem in the Southwestern United States, and the black market trade is expanding in New Mexico.
When disaster strikes like it did recently in the Philippines, we’re used to disaster response teams coming to the assistance of those who have lost homes and loved ones. But the situations the caregivers find can be tough to handle.
You may have heard this weekend about an Amber Alert issued after a Buckeye teen, who has suffered from depression and recently tried to harm herself, took her 8-year-old and 1-year-old sisters and left home in her mother’s vehicle.
Mesa has been on a pretty good roll recently. Last week, it landed an Apple facility. The city has seen a lot of development along its existing and proposed light rail lines, has added several colleges and universities to its downtown and is the home of Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport.
You may have heard something about this whole net metering debate, lots of ads, lots of accusations, lots of money being spent. Late Thursday night, the Arizona Corporation Commission narrowly voted to add a fee of around $5 to the monthly utility bills of future roof-top solar customers.