Tag: Mexico

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McAuliffe announces agreement to build economic ties between Virginia, Mexico

A recent trade mission to Mexico could build Virginia’s economic ties to the state of Baja California.


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McAuliffe announces new Virginia lumber sales to Mexico

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced new export opportunities for Virginia lumber products following his recent mission to Mexico.


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McAuliffe to lead trade, marketing mission to Mexico

Governor Terry McAuliffe will lead a three-day trade and marketing mission to Mexico from May 1-4, 2017.


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Obama must close E-ZPass lane for Cuban immigration

While politicians rancorously debate Syrian refugees and undocumented Mexican immigrants, a far more questionable immigration issue needs addressing: Cuba.


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Harry Griego: Comments on Pope’s statements on immigration

As a Catholic, I have several concerns about the Holy Father’s criticism of the United States immigration policy.


America, the Glutiful

It’s not about what we’re telling the world when we react to terrorism by pushing yet again to close our borders to people fleeing a civil war.


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Kaine, Cornyn in Mexico to discuss U.S.-Mexican security, economic relationship

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine concluded a two-day visit to Mexico today that included meetings with Mexican government officials, counterparts in the Mexican Congress, business leaders and representatives from civil society and non-government organizations to discuss economic and security issues.


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Who made the list of Virginia Four and Five Diamond restaurants, properties for 2015?

AAA Mid-Atlantic has announced the 22 hotels and 12 restaurants in Virginia that earned the Four or Five Diamond Rating during the past 12 months.


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Dairy production, herd size see notable increases

U.S. milk production is up nearly 4 percent from a year ago, and so is production per cow and the size of the nation’s collective dairy herd.


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Harrisonburg women in D.C. to stand for immigration reform

Harrisonburg Virginia Organizing leaders Maria Peña and Maria Del Carmen Valdez attended a media conference in Washington, D.C. today to discuss how she and her family will be directly affected by the administrative relief offered by President Barack Obama’s recent executive action on immigration.


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George Mason basketball loses again in Puerto Rico

Junior Shevon Thompson set a single-game Puerto Rico Tip-Off record Friday night pulling down 19 rebounds in George Mason’s loss to New Mexico.


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WVU blasts George Mason basketball, 91-65

The George Mason men’s basketball team dropped its first game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Thursday night to West Virginia, 91-65.


Gary Johnson endorses Will Hammer for Congress

Will Hammer, Libertarian candidate for US House of Representatives in Virginia’s Sixth Congressional District, has received the endorsement of Gary Johnson.


JMU athletics looks forward: Let’s hope it doesn’t include effort to go FBS

James Madison University is working with CarrSports Consulting on the development of a comprehensive athletics strategic plan that is expected to be ready for public review in early 2015.


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Country-of-origin labeling caught up in trade dispute

Country-of-origin-labeling was approved in 2009 as part of the 2008 Farm Bill, but Canada and Mexico immediately filed suit in the World Trade Organization.


UVA soccer’s Morgan Brian scores in National Team debut

UVA senior Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) made her CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying debut Monday night and scored her third international goal as the United States defeated Haiti 6-0 at RFK Stadium.


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Gas prices: Another dime comes off price at the pump

Good news continues for motorists filling up at the gas pump this week. The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline dropped to $3.14 per gallon Friday, a new 2014 low. Friday’s average is ten cents less than one week ago, and 23 cents less than one month ago.


E.W. Jackson launches national movement to protect rights of Christians

2013 Republican lieutenant governor nominee E.W. Jackson has launched a national movement to protect Christians from “growing hostility, discrimination and anti-Christian bigotry.”


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Average for gallon of regular unleaded gas dips below $3 in Virginia

Gas prices have been sinking quite nicely across the country and in the Commonwealth. Drivers in Virginia and 12 other states are paying an average price below $3 per gallon to refuel their vehicles.


U.S. Senate candidate Robert Sarvis picks up endorsements

Former Republican Governor of New Mexico Gary Johnson and the Our America PAC have endorsed U.S. Senate candidate Robert Sarvis.


R.T. Smith’s book of new and selected poems reflects the arc of his career

R.T. Smith’s new book of poetry, “In the Night Orchard: New and Selected Poems” (Texas Review Press, 2014), reflects the arc of his award-winning exploration as a poet for the past 33 years.


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UVA coach Swanson to assist in U.S. World Cup prep

UVA women’s soccer head coach Steve Swanson will be assisting U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis and her staff to prepare the USWNT for the CONCACAF Women’s World Cup qualifying tournament next month in the United States.


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Tropical depression may develop in Atlantic this week

AccuWeather reports a robust tropical feature has emerged in the eastern Atlantic and could develop as the week progresses.


W&L first-year class sets admission, financial aid records

When fall semester undergraduate classes begin Sept. 11, Washington and Lee University will enroll its most qualified first-year class, selected from a near-record number of applicants.


Will Hammer: End the Drug War

Ending the Drug War and legalizing marijuana would save us at least $15 billion per year at the Federal level and at least another $25 billion at the state and local level.