Category: Border News

FDA destroying business on both sides of border

And no closer to a cause for the Salmonella SaintPaul outbreak McALLEN — The Food and Drug Administration’s attempt to target a source for the nationwide salmonella outbreak has effectively shut down Texas border tomato traffic — and that of cilantro, jalapeños, other peppers and other produce — even as tainted ones have yet to

47th Mexico-U.S. Interparliamentary Group meeting yields positive results

SAN PEDRO GARZA GARCIA, Mexico — U.S. legislators and their Mexican counterparts revived hope of approving a controversial U.S. aid package that would help embattled Mexican police fight narcotics traffickers. U.S. lawmakers originally conditioned the aid package, known as the Mérida Initiative, on safeguarding against human rights violations and corruption. Mexican lawmakers considered this a

UPDATED: San Antonio police find illegals in parked 18-wheeler

Authorities took a Smithway Motor Express driver into custody after several undocumented immigrants were found inside his 18-wheeler parked at a South Side convenience store. Undercover drug officers stumbled upon the 18-wheeler during a drug investigation Tuesday night, when they pulled over a man during drug bust at a Shell Gas Station in the 5800

The Great Texas TV Truck Race

A day after a fatal highway drag racing crash, a pair of local television live trucks were caught on video in their own race at a local drag strip. The El Paso stations, KDBC-TV and KVIA-TV, were at the legal drag racing strip Friday night when a crowd of onlookers apparently convinced a pair of