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It's not the border wall, but a wall all the same. The $98 million Papantla prison, built for 2,000 men in the state of Veracruz, doesn't have a single prisoner. It does have thieves, though. Some stole construction materials from inside the perimeter. This and several other facilities which were built on government-awarded no-bid contracts represent a massive waste of Mexican taxpayer money, and highlight governmental and infrastructure problems plaguing the country. Reuters' Christine Murray a
For up to 16 hours a day, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and mangoes grown in Mexico flow north through a border checkpoint into Nogales, Arizona, helping to ensure a year-round supply of fresh produce across the United States. This is a city built on cross-border trade worth $17 billion a year. Reuters' Lisa Baertlein and Paul Ingram look at how President Donald Trump's possible border tax could choke all this. In short, it would be huge, as one local restaurant owner put it.