Chihuahua Governor asks speed-up of construction of roads and railways

By Antonio Rebolledo El Diario November 28, 2013

Ojinaga –Yesterday Chihuahua Governor Cesar Duarte asked President Enrique Peña Nieto to give priority to the construction of road and rail axes to allow interstate communication to the Pacific Ocean and to the United States.

In his message, the Governor asked the President to speed-up construction of the Ciudad Juárez rail bypass to prevent rail from splitting the city in two, to reactivate the monorail project at the Santa Teresa-Jerónimo international crossing so as to facilitate more agile transfer of goods and also construction of the Guadalupe-Tornillo bridge to lower congestion at the Juárez border crossings.  Continue reading “Chihuahua Governor asks speed-up of construction of roads and railways”

Proposed county trade-zone expansion could create jobs, attract companies

By Diana Alba Soular
dalba@lcsun-news.com
@AlbaSoular
11/24/2013 Las Cruces Sun-News

Diana Alba Soular may be reached at 575-541-5443.

County commissioners will vote Tuesday on whether to seek a federal approval to expand the coverage within Doña Ana County of what’s known as a Foreign Trade Zone 197, a geographical area that’s treated — for U.S. customs purposes — like foreign turf, even though it’s solidly on domestic soil.

Las Cruces – Doña Ana County officials are considering a proposal that could create local jobs and spur new capital investment in the county by companies involved in international trade. Continue reading “Proposed county trade-zone expansion could create jobs, attract companies”