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Mexican tomato importers worry rule interpretation could raise prices

"This might add up to 20% to 25% of the Nogales shipping cost of tomatoes," industry group says

Mexico travel restrictions extended at ports through August 21

Despite the loss of retail dollars from fewer Mexican shoppers, trade between the U.S. and Mexico is thriving.

Governors of Arizona and Sonora meet officially for final time

Lorraine Rivera spoke to both governors about how the two states have collaborated in recent years.

Lumber shortage leads to rising home prices, calls for tariff reductions

Canadian officials are pushing for reduced tariffs on the lumber it exports to the U.S.

New ramp by Mariposa Port of Entry seen way to boost trade

It's expected to shave minutes off of travel time from the port to Interstate 19 for commercial trucks

Economic impacts of border travel restrictions in Arizona

Non-essential travel at ports of entry between Mexico and Canada has been restricted since March 2020.

Arizona representatives raise concerns about potential Mexican produce measures

In a letter, the politicians say certain provisions could harm the produce import industry of critical importance to Nogales, Arizona.

Canadian consul general discusses USMCA’s impact on Arizona-Canada relations

The new trade deal went into effect this month and replaces the 26-year-old NAFTA.

Audit looks at ICE unit that targets money laundering

The audit says trade-based money laundering runs on increasingly complex schemes that are are national security threats.

"Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson shares an open love letter to all women, everywhere; and how UA scientists are understanding climate change through research in the Southern Ocean.

Agave liquor Bacanora gains protected status in EU

Industry proponents say the recognition could up the appeal and value of Sonora's regional spirit.

Nogales gets ready for stepped-up tomato inspections

The inspections are part of the new tomato suspension agreement, which sets floor prices for Mexican imports among other things.

Amid impeachment din, Senate approves USMCA by wide margin

Both of Arizona's senators supported the revised North American trade deal.

After signing ceremony, Mexican negotiator raises USMCA issues

Jesús Seade said he wasn't informed about possible labor attachés, though Mexico said ratification isn't compromised.

Journalists roundtable: USMCA & 2020 Outlook

The panel also discusses political news in Southern Arizona.

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