• January 16, 2021

Tags : Mexico

‘Justice for Giovanni’ case in Mexico echos George Floyd; inspires

Last week, while demonstrations and marches for George Floyd spread nationwide and around the globe, Twitter was also flooded with the hashtags JusticeForGiovanni, prompting many to ask ‘who is Giovanni?’ On May 4th, 30-year-old Giovanni Lopez was detained by municipal police officers for allegedly not wearing a face mask amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Ixtlahuacán […]Read More

1,600+ Migrants Released in El Paso Since Sunday, More Expected

The Christmas week surge of migrants released by ICE into El Paso was somewhat to be expected. However, to understand what happened this week, you have to understand the process. For the last three months, Annunciation House, the non-profit organization that houses migrants after their release from ICE custody as they work their way to […]Read More

Rep. Hurd: Mexico City Trip Strengthens Bilateral Relationship

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd joined a bipartisan group of 11 Members of Congress to Mexico City Monday for the U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group (IPG) meeting. While in Mexico, the group along with 15 Members of Mexico’s Congress, were inaugurated into the 53rd US-Mexico Interparliamentary Group and met with their counterparts to discuss our […]Read More

UTEP Report: Trade Ambiguity Triggers Lower Mexico Economic Forecast

The potential disruption in trade relations between the U.S. and Mexico was among the reasons why economists who monitor Mexico’s business cycle developments have lowered their 2017 projections of gross domestic product, according to UTEP’s Border Region Modeling Project. “The Trump Effect” is the title of the fourth quarter Mexico Consensus Economic Forecast that reports […]Read More

UTEP Researchers Lead Battle Against Mosquitoes

Humans are bigger, faster, smarter and more powerful than mosquitoes, yet we still can’t beat them. But for 50 years, Doug Watts, Ph.D., has been trying. Well ahead of monsoon season – in fact, starting well before the first of the year – Watts and his team at UTEP’s Mosquito Ecology and Surveillance Laboratory (MESL) […]Read More