Articles Tagged “Mexico”

  • SHSU Author Talks about Mexican Mafias

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was SHSU assistant professor of security studies Dr. Nathan Jones, whose book, “Mexico’s Illicit Drug Networks and the State Reaction,” was just published. One of the things he…

  • SHSU Author Talks About His Safety in Mexico

    As everyone knows from the headlines coming out of Mexico from time to time, drug cartels and their operations there can sometimes pose a threat to personal safety. SHSU assistant professor of security studies, Nathan…

  • Extradition Planned for “El Chapo” Guzman

    Sunday, Mexican authorities were reported to be beginning the process to extradite kingpin drug thug Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the U-S. A number of legal appeals could follow. Guzman is being held in the…

  • Trump Responds To Reporter At Recent News Conference

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke this week to the press before his speech at a Lincoln Day Dinner in Michigan. One reporter there confronted Trump, asking him to become more specific on his future…

  • Presidential Candidate Trump Visits Laredo

    Donald Trump arrived in Laredo Thursday, originally traveling there to take a tour of the U-S Mexico border. It’s was reported that the local border patrol agents backed out of a tour of the border…

  • Donald Trump To Visit Texas Border Today

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is scheduled to visit the Texas Border with Mexico today. A campaign announcement says Mr. Trump will get together with the National Border Patrol Council in Laredo and then go…

  • State Representative John Otto Speaks to Walker County Republican Women

    Texas State Representative John Otto spoke to a large group attending a meeting of the Walker County Republican Women’s Club Monday at the Walker Education Center. Of the several issues Representative Otto spoke on, border…

  • Hearing Held On Marine Being Held in Mexican Jail

    Wednesday, a subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on Mexico’s jailing of U-S Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi who has been held in a prison in Mexico for over six months on…

  • Governor Perry Announces Troop Deployment To Border

    Texas Governor Rick Perry announced yesterday that he is deploying 1,000 National Guard troops to our border with Mexico. The Texas border has recently been overwhelmed by thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America illegally…

  • Governor Perry Meets With President Obama On Border Issues

    Wednesday in Dallas, Governor Rick Perry spoke one-on-one about border security with President Obama aboard the president’s helicopter on the way from DFW Airport to Dallas Love Field. The president later characterized the meeting as…