Tag: Matamoros

Asylum seekers test positive for coronavirus

In Matamoros, medical NGO Global Response Management confirmed in a press release on Tuesday that one patient living in the camp of 2,000 asylum...

Coronavirus case in refugee camp at US border raises alarm

HOUSTON (AP) — A person has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus in a sprawling refugee camp on the U.S.-Mexico border where an estimated...

Bridge restrictions extended until July 21

The Mexican Secretariat of Foreign Affairs announced Tuesday morning via Twitter that the restrictions at the United States-Mexico border that have been in place...

Crossing restrictions hurting border economy

The temporary restriction on non-essential travel at U.S. ports of entry imposed by the Trump administration is exacerbating the negative economic impact from the...

Mexican state arrests border labor lawyer Susana Prieto

By MARK STEVENSON Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — Border state authorities have arrested a crusading labor lawyer who led a wave of 2019 walkouts...

Men believed to be linked to cartel organization arrested

Individuals allegedly linked to the Gulf Cartel in Matamoros were arrested and charged in a narcotics smuggling investigation stemming from a February 2019 traffic...

Mexico screens border crossers; Efforts taken to limit spread of virus

Matamoros Mayor Mario Alberto López Hernández announced Thursday that there are new restrictions for residents and citizens of the United States who are trying...

Presidential candidate Julian Castro condemns migrant policy

Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro crossed the border at the Gateway International Bridge Monday morning to visit a few of the hundreds of asylum-seeking...