Mexico

Reporter's Notebook: Life Before The Border Fence

Mar 1, 2018
Feliza Azelin

President Donald Trump has made it clear that he wants to build a massive wall on the U.S. Mexico border. Critics say the fence is useless and a waste of taxpayer money.

But that may depend on which side of the border you live on.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez has lived in this border community her entire life. She shares personal recollections in today’s reporter’s notebook.

Stephanie Sanchez

State and local officials attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a new pedestrian annex building at the San Luis I Land Port of Entry Tuesday.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez has more.

Bill Seeks To Protect Landowners From Border Wall

Oct 5, 2017

The Trump administration could end up seizing land from private landowners in order to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico Border.

In an effort to protect private landowners, two U.S. Congressmen introduced legislation Wednesday that would block wall construction on private property.

KAWC’S Stephanie Sanchez has the details.

Yuma County Donations For Earthquake Victims In Mexico

Sep 21, 2017

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit central Mexico Tuesday destroying buildings and killing hundreds.

For those looking to help victims of the earthquake and groups assisting relief efforts, KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez has the details.

Medical Tourism Extends To Pet Care

Jun 21, 2017
Stephanie Sanchez

"Medical tourism” typically refers to people looking for cheaper dental work, pharmaceutical goods or major surgery in another country.

But it can also mean healthcare for our four legged friends—whose medical costs can sometimes rival human medical bills.

KAWC's Stephanie Sanchez reports that some pet owners are heading south of the border for cheaper pet care.

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