Nogales Border News

Selected News from the Planet of Nogales
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Nogales Border News

Some news items of interest from the border city of Nogales, Sonora and the border town of Nogales, Arizona.

Lots of things happen on the Nogales international border, from the massive border drug busts to local stories of interest on both sides of the border. And if you are thinking about making a visit to Nogales, you should review the latest information about what is happening in the area.

We don’t cover the information of interest only to citizens of the local community, our perspective will be broader and deeper – what are border trends, what are the potential implications of events that happen here, how does what happens in Nogales have an impact on other border areas and the two countries as a whole.

We also post news links on Twitter and Facebook, although to get the more complete coverage you should bookmark this page.


Sunday La Roca Brunch and Driving Tour of Nogales, Mexico

Brunch, Music and a Sunday Drive in Mexico March 3, 2017   Have you ever wondered what Nogales looks like, beyond the dentists offices, pharmacies and curio shops? You will get the chance on Sunday, March 12. Ambos Tours of Arizona has organized a four-hour trip...

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Report of No More “Senior Line” at Nogales Border

February 4, 2017 UPDATE: Shortly after publishing this, we received reports that once again there are two lines at the turnstiles to enter the DeConcini Border Crossing; seniors to the right and everyone else to the left. After having previously reported that senior...

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Mid-December Nogales Drug Busts Total $923k

184 Pounds of Heroin, Coke, Meth and Marijuana January 27, 2017 From Sunday, December 11 to Friday, December 16, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized a combined 184 pounds of drugs with a total estimated value of approximately $923,000. On December 11, CBP...

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