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Nogales

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2014

    Fred DuVal, Democrat in Governor's Race, Joins Chorus Calling for Obama to Visit Border

    Fred DuVal, the presumptive Democratic nominee in Arizona's gubernatorial race, has joined the chorus of politicians -- many of them Republicans -- in calling for President Obama to visit the border.DuVal certainly isn't the only Democrat calling on Obama to make this border visit in the wake of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Nogales Center Holding Migrant Children Opened for Media Tours

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection finally allowed reporters to tour the facilities that have been designated for processing the sudden surge of children from Central America showing up at the U.S. border.There had been reports early on that these facilities were completely unprepared to have suitab ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 19, 2014
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    March 21, 2014

    Border Officers Find Five Pounds of Heroin in Woman's Underwear

    Today in Found at the Border: A Mexican woman tried to cross the border in Nogales with five pounds of heroin in her underwear, according to authorities.According to federal court documents, 38-year-old Cristina Luna-Ramos tried to drive through the port of entry around 11 a.m. on Wednesday. Officer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2013

    Border Officers Find 384 Pounds of Weed Hidden by Tortillas

    Today in Found at the Border: Officers at the border busted the old weed in the tortillas trick yesterday in Nogales.U.S. Customs and Border Protection says a 37-year-old Tucson man had 384 pounds of pot hidden among a shipment of fresh corn tortillas.

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    14-Year-Old Boy Busted Trying to Bring Six Pounds of Meth Over Border in Cans of Corn

    Today in Found at the Border: A 14-year-old boy trying to cross the border into the United States through Nogales was busted with six pounds of meth, and almost six grams of cocaine.According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the boy was carrying a bag full of what appeared to be groceries, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    Yanira Maldonado Out of Mexican Jail; Feds Point to Warning of Danger in Sonora

    Yanira Maldonado, the mother from Goodyear who was jailed last week on likely bogus marijuana-smuggling charges in Nogales, Sonora, was released from custody, and photographs show her crossing the border back in the United States.With that, New Times checked with the U.S. Department of State, to see ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    Border Agents Find Heroin Stuffed in a Guy's Belly Button

    Ladies and gentlemen, the above photo is a man's belly button stuffed with heroin, in an attempted smuggling attempt in Nogales.See also:-Bell Peppers Will Not Disguise 2,000 Pounds of Weed, Mexican National Discovers-Border Agents Find Women With Buckets of Chicken: Half Original Recipe, Half Meth- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    John McCain Takes Tour of Border, Watches Woman Climb Right Over "Danged" Fence

    How could you forget Senator John McCain's "complete the danged fence" ad?"It'll work this time," assures underwear model/Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu.Well, today, while McCain took a tour of the border, he watched a woman climb over an 18-foot border fence in Nogales.

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Mexican Man Breaks Record for Unsuccessful Arizona-Bound Marijuana Smuggling

    A 26-year-old Mexican national is apparently a new record-holder in the world of marijuana smuggling.According to Customs and Border Protection, nobody's been caught with this much marijuana at an Arizona port of entry -- more than 14,000 pounds.See also:-230 Pounds of Cheese Seized at U.S./Mexico B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    Border Patrol Abuse: PBS Video Documents Stories of Cruel Treatment of Immigrants

    See also Cloaked Brutality: Feds Bury Border Patrol Abuses of Immigrants See also Immigrant Abuses by Border Patrol Agents Documented See also Mexican Smugglers Exploit the Corrupt Reputation of U.S. Border Officers When New Times traveled to Nogales in Mexico in about two years ago, we found many ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Banana Cream Pie from Zinburger

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 32: Banana Cream P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Nutella and Strawberry Crepe from Cibo

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 36: Nu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Gruyere Popovers from BLT Steak

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 52: Gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Foie Gras Creme Brulee from Petite Maison

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 58: Fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Former Nogales Mayor Octavio Von Borstel Pleads Guilty to Corruption Charges

    Former Nogales Mayor Octavio Garcia Von Borstel​Disgraced former Nogales Mayor Octavio Garcia Von Borstel, and his father, were in Pima County Superior Court yesterday where they pleaded guilty to corruption charges stemming from a scam targeting Nogales businesses.Initially facing multiple charge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    Chicken Lettuce Wraps from Ticoz Resto-Bar

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 74: C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Gollo Burro from Casa Reynoso

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 75: G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    ICE Agent Accused of Leaking Sensitive Information to Family Members With Ties to Drug Cartels

    ​A Nogales-based Immigration and Customs Enforcement special agent was arrested yesterday for allegedly handing over sensitive government documents to family members with "strong" ties to drug cartels.According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Jovana Samaniego Deas, 33, a special agent with the agen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    Spicy Grilled Broccoli from FnB

      courtesy of FnB Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Chicken Chow Mein from Desert Jade

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com.  87: Chicken C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Slice of Pepperoni Pizza from Mamma Mia

      Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com.   90: Sli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Caldo de Res from Pitic

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 91: Cal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Funghi Pizza from The Parlor

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 93: F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Croissant from Essence Bakery Cafe

    That's our fave, on the right. ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Fattoush Salad from Al-Hana Restaurant at Baiz Market

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back -- with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com 95: Fattoush Sala ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    The Sonoran Dog from Nogales Hot Dogs

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com 96: Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    76-Year-Old Woman Arrested for Smuggling Cocaine

    www.bloodyelbow.com​Typically, senior citizens don't draw too much suspicion from law enforcement, so we're a little shocked to learn that a 76-year-old Mexican woman was arrested for smuggling more than $125,000 worth of cocaine across the U.S./ Mexico border earlier this week.According to offici ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Nogales Mayor Back to Work Despite Fraud and Money Laundering Charges

    Arizona Attorney General's OfficeNogales Mayor Octavio Garcia Von Borstel.​At most places of employment, someone charged with defrauding their employer would get fired -- or at least placed on leave until the whole thing was sorted out. Not if you work for the City of Nogales, where the boss -- in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Nogales Mayor Arrested at City Hall; Indicted on Bribery, Theft, Fraud, and Money Laundering Charges

    Arizona Attorney General's OfficeNogales Mayor Octavio Garcia Von Borstel was arrested at the Nogales City Hall this morning.​The 29-year-old mayor of Nogales, and his 59-year-old father, were arrested this morning on multiple charges including bribery, theft, fraud and money laundering.Mayor Octa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Sheriff Tony Estrada: "We cannot afford SB 1070"

    LibertyArizonaSanta Cruz County Sheriff Tony EstradaCheck out this link for a bit of common sense amidst all the anti-immigrant hysteria now swirling throughout Sand Land. It's a videotaped interview with Santa Cruz County Sheriff Tony Estrada by Eric Byler, co-director of the documentary 9500 Liber ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    21 Killed in Gun Battle By Rival Gangs Just South of Nogales; Charred Human Heads Found Hanging Near Cemetary

      ​Just when it seems like smuggling violence can't get any worse comes news of a slaughter just south of Nogales, Mexico: 21 dead, at least six wounded in a massive gun battle. Media outlets are reporting that the skirmish between rival gangs took place Thursday morning on a dirt r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    July 2 In Blogs: Barry Wong, First Friday, SB 1070, Venezia's Pizzeria, and DPS

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Hot Links: Elderly Woman Busted, Mesa Sued, and Food Tax

    ​A 94-year-old Mexican woman was arrested at the border near Nogales for allegedly trying to smuggle almost 11 pounds of marijuana into Arizona. According to authorities, the woman said she was crossing the border for a day of shopping, but agents became suspicious and found bundles of pot taped f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    Mexican Media Millionaire and Son to be Released From Jail; Will Forfeit Seized Assets if They Flee

    You're Mexican. You're been arrested and accused by Arizona authorities of being part of a crime ring that spawned a 102-felony-count indictment. You've got access to a fortune in Mexico. Pretty slim chances that you'll be freed from the Maricopa County Jail, right?Not if you're Mario de la Fuente M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    DPS Stops Refrigerated Truck With Produce and 97 Illegal Immigrants Chilling in 34 Degrees

    Image: Wikimedia Commons​ When we read the headline to the latest news release from the Department of Public Safety, "Officer makes a traffic stop and discovers 97 undocumented aliens inside of a refrigerated commercial trailer," our first thought was -- good thing it was refrigerated, cause i ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 6, 2008
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    October 24, 2008
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    October 16, 2008
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    November 20, 2007

    Welcome to Phoenix, the ethnic cleansing begins at noon.

    As further proof that a coterie of loudmouthed, reactionary extremists are calling the shots in our benighted Valley of the Sun, and winning in their push for the ethnic cleansing of the local Hispanic population, Channel 3 reports that, "The Phoenix Police Department's upper brass has assembled a c ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 6, 2006

    Organ-icky

    Tea for none

  • Culture

    June 1, 2006
  • News

    November 3, 2005

    The New Boss

    Police have shut down most of the meth labs in Phoenix, but now the drug is a big import from Mexico -- cheap, pure and more plentiful than ever

  • News

    October 20, 2005

    Postcards From the Edge

    Hi, Mom! I'm crossing the border!

  • Calendar

    April 3, 2003

    Writers on the Storm

    Book fair proves the pen is still mightier

  • News

    September 20, 2001

    The Musica Man

    A valley junior college administrator is becoming an unlikely force in the national latin music movement

  • Culture

    May 31, 2001

    Smashin' Show

    "Beatrice and Bob's Piñata Factory" exhibit is a bang-up job

  • News

    November 30, 2000

    Deportee's Over

    INS gives Valley mom the boot after criminal past comes to light

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 21, 2000

    Best Selection of Mexican Imports

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    8212 South Avenida del Yaqui, Guadalupe
    480-831-5925

  • News

    March 20, 1997

    Symington Family Partner Under Suspicion

    U.S. authorities suspect a Mexican vegetable grower with business ties to the Symingtons is involved in drug trafficking

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