Category: Border Crossing

Officials Propose Cross-Border Trolley

BAJA CALIFORNIA – Baja California Secretary of Tourism Oscar Escobedo has proposed repurposing Tijuana’s unused cargo railroad tracks into a cross-border trolley system that links up with San Diego’s Blue Line trolley at the US- Mexico border...

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Canacintra qualifies Texas’ reopening of businesses as a positive thing

CIUDAD JUAREZ – The National Chamber of the Transformation Industry (Canacintra) in Ciudad Juarez, qualified as positive that the state of Texas is preparing for a gradual reopening of businesses "It's a very good thing that means that their...

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A massive new rail yard for Texas

Union Pacific Railroad recently began construction of its Brazos Yard in Robertson County, Texas The US$550 million rail yard represents the largest capital investment in a single facility in the company’s 155-year history, the company...

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Arizona architects group opposes border wall spending

ARIZONA - A group of architects in Arizona said they believe it would not be wise to spend billions of dollars on a border wall as President Donald Trump is proposing The Arizona chapter of the American Institute of Architects recently passed a...

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New U.S. advisory cautions travel to Baja California

Under a new travel advisory, the US State Department has issued a “level 2” warning for Baja California and Baja California Sur, recommending that travelers “ exercise increased caution due to crime” when visiting these states The warning...

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Arizona restaurant industry introduces ‘Takeout Week’ to stem coronavirus losses

ARIZONA – With Arizona eateries restricted from operating dining rooms during the coronavirus outbreak, there is a big push by the Arizona Restaurant Association to move to takeout Following the same model as Arizona Restaurant Week, the ARA...

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Coronavirus delays the arrival of supplies to Sonora

SONORA – Thirty percent of the inputs that the maquiladora sector uses in Sonora are of Chinese origin, so the outbreak of the coronavirus in that country has generated delays in the arrival of machinery and equipment to the entity, said Gerardo...

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Arizona-Mexico trade relationship continues to boost border economies

ARIZONA – Mexico is Arizona’s top trading partner, accounting for about 30% of the state’s exports to foreign markets, according to an extensive ongoing study by the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona With that in...

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PORT-LAREDO operated more than US$225 billion in 2018

LAREDO – The World Trade Bridge (WTB) is the main operating structure in PORT-LAREDO, which reached a traffic of 16,000 trailers per day this year from the 14,000 registered the previous year, as indicated by executives of the same port The...

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Nuevo León seeks to add more municipalities to the tax incentive order

MONTERREY – The requirement sent to the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP) to extend the tax stimulus decree in the border region seeks to incorporate 10 municipalities in Nuevo León that are currently not included in the free zone,...

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