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Episode 133

Season 1, Episode 33 of 51

YUMA BORDER ENFORCEMENT: Lorraine Rivera tours the Border Patrol Yuma Sector by helicopter and boat where agents must navigate a variety of terrains from rugged mountains, to sand dunes and the Colorado River. She gets an update on how increased infrastructure and manpower over the last 15 years have led to a decrease in drug smuggling and illegal crossings, despite a recent uptick in the number of families and children apprehended by agents. CARTEL HUMAN TRAFFICKING: Javier Osorio, an associate professor at the University of Arizona School of Government and Public Policy, discusses the role of drug cartels in human trafficking across the Arizona border. Osorio is an expert on criminal violence in Latin America. NOGALES SEWAGE PIPELINE: Nancy Montoya reports on a crucial sewage pipeline that runs from Nogales, Sonora to a water treatment facility in Rio Rico. The treated wastewater is credited with helping riparian areas along the Santa Cruz River flourish, however stakeholders say wear and tear on the line could cause a rupture that poses an environmental threat to the river. Montoya reports on why funding for repairs faces several obstacles. GOVERNOR CANDIDATE INTERVIEW: Republican incumbent Governor Doug Ducey discusses his views on Arizona’s economy and education funding ahead of the state’s primary election.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
8/17/2018
8:30 p.m.
8/17/2018
10:30 p.m.
8/18/2018
1:30 a.m.
8/18/2018
4:33 a.m.
8/18/2018
12:30 p.m.
8/18/2018
8 p.m.
8/19/2018
11 a.m.
8/19/2018
5:30 p.m.
8/20/2018
5 a.m.
8/20/2018
6:29 p.m.
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