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10th Mexican Carrier cleared to enter Mexican Cross Border Program – OOIDA “puppet” Duncan Hunter “troubled”

Almost a year-and-a-half after it applied to participate in the Cross-Border Trucking Pilot Program, Mexico-domiciled carrier Grupo Behr has been granted authority to participate in the project. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration made it official in a Federal Register notice published on February 19, 2013. Grupo Behr’s application was sidelined by OOIDA and others

Autopsy report shows Nogales teen shot 8 times by Border Patrol Agent – 7 times in the back

An autopsy report released to the media Thursday proves that 16 year old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez was wantonly and maliciously murdered by a still unidentified US Border Patrol agent as he was walking along a street in Nogales Sonora that parallels the border fence. The report, provided to media outlets by the attorney for the

CBP makes 7 ton pot seizure at Nogales Port of Entry – Largest bust ever in Arizona

The marijuana harvest season is in full swing in Mexico right now and with illegal immigration down drastically along the southern border, the growers are taking exceptional risks in getting their product to market. This was evidenced at a news conference Tuesday where U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials showed the 7 tons of marijuana

OOIDA makes addition to overpaid lobbying staff in DC as membership and influence in Washington continues to decline

The Owner Operators Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) announced Friday the addition of Ben Siegrist as the Assistant Director of Legislative Affairs in the Washington, DC, office, joining Laura O’Neil as some of the highest paid and most ineffectual employees in the OOIDA hierarchy. Siegrist worked on Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign, working with both the presidential

December 28, 2012 marks end of trucking radio at SiriusXM as The Lockridge Report makes final broadcast

Real trucking radio came to an end on SiriusXM satellite radio on the last Friday of 2012 as the award winning and critically acclaimed The Lockridge Report made it’s final broadcast with a bittersweet “safety valve Friday”. The Lockridge Report which went on the air in February 2008, was hosted by internationally recognized trucking journalist

Family of Mexican singer Jenni Rivera announces funeral plans and public memorial as investigation focuses on plane and owners

A week has passed since the crash of the Lear 25 near Iturbide Nuevo Leon that took the life of Mexican superstat Jenni Rivera, and 6 others including the pilots who were identified as Miguel Perez and Alejandro Torres. The bodies, what remains of them, have been recovered, identified and returned to the families. Jenni’s

BREAKING NEWS – Mexican-American Singer Jenni Rivera plane crashes enroute to Toluca Mexico – Rivera confirmed dead – CRASH SCENE PHOTO

Authorities in northern Mexico are confirming that a small plane carrying Mexican-American singer and reality star Jenni Rivera has gone missing after taking off from the city of Monterrey. It is confirmed that Rivera and the other 5 aboard are dead. Jorge Domene, spokesman for the Nuevo Leon state government, told Milenio television on Sunday

Monterrey (NL) Metro system gives commuters a fun, safe and clean way to beat the morning traffic jams

We’re all familiar with the subways and trains operating in cities such as New York and Chicago. Dirty, crowded, defaced with graffiti. Surly and rude passengers packed like sardines in a can. But not in Monterrey Nuevo Leon. Northern Mexico’s jewel of an industrial city. Not third world by any stretch of the imagination with

The day the circus came to town – DC Court of Appeals hears oral arguments from Teamsters & OOIDA

Lawyers for OOIDA and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and their allied bogus safety groups such as Public Citizen were in the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, DC, on Thursday, Dec. 6, trying once again to get a court to stop the Mexican cross-border trucking program. This is not the first time these groups

VIDEO – US Department of Justice continues to refuse release of video that proves 15 year old willfully murdered by BP Agent Jesus Mesa Jr.

Attorney’s representing the family of Sergio Adrian Hernandez Güereca, the 15 year old teen wantonly murdered by US Border Patrol Agent Jesus Mesa Jr in 2010, continue to accuse the US Department of Justice of a coverup in the crime, citing their refusal to release and make public videotapes of the incident. These tapes disprove

Official Videos dispute claims of “rock throwing” in murder of 15 year old by Border Patrol in El Paso

With the recent attention we and others have brought to the rash of murders of Mexican citizens on Mexican soil by US Border Patrol agents, we’re coming closer to obtaining justice for those victims of these renegade agents. On June 7, 2010, 15-year-old Sergio Adrian Hernández Güereca, was murdered by U.S. Border Patrol Agent Jesus

Mexican company Bimbo may be the savior of the iconic “Twinkie”

Friday’s announcement by Hostess Brands Inc. that it will liquidate its business after striking workers with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union did not come to an agreement with company management, led to a run on Twinkies quickly emptying store shelves. Entrepreneurs quickly seized the moment with boxes of Twinkies appearing on

Jabin “Wrong Way” Bogan released from prison – Immediately taken into custody by Immigration officials

Jabin Akeem “Wrong Way” Bogan was released from Villa Aldama Federal Prison in Mexico Thursday night after payment of bonds and fines totaling $2000.00 US for his September 12 conviction for possessing prohibited ammunition in Mexico. Bogan has been held in the maximum security federal prison in the state of Veracruz since his arrest in

Jabin Akeem “Wrong Way” Bogan learns his fate for carrying 268,000 rounds of prohibited ammunition into Mexico

Jabin Akeem Bogan, the US trucker from Dallas who was arrested in April and charged with smuggling prohibited ammunition into Mexico, was formally sentenced today to 3 years in prison and a fine of $2,680.00 pesos or about $205.00 US. On October 30, Judge Victor Manuel Jimenez Flores Third Unitary (Appeals) Court upheld the sentence