New Mexico is a state in the Southwestern region of the United States of America; its capital and cultural center is Santa Fe, which was founded in 1610 as capital of Nuevo México, while its largest city is Albuquerque with its accompanying metropolitan area. It is one of the Mountain States and shares the Four Corners region with Utah, Colorado, and Arizona; its other neighboring states are Oklahoma to the northeast, Texas to the east-southeast, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua to the south and Sonora to the southwest. With a population around two million, New Mexico is the 36th state by population. With a total area of 121,592 sq mi (314,920 km2), it is the fifth-largest and sixth-least densely populated of the 50 states. Due to their geographic locations, northern and eastern New Mexico exhibit a colder, alpine climate, while western and southern New Mexico exhibit a warmer, arid climate.
A group of armed civilians who have posted videos online showing them stopping migrants who illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border will comply with a request to move its base camp in New Mexico, but.. Reuters - Published
The militia group United Constitutional Patriots has recently uploaded videos of members stopping migrants at the border, sometimes at gunpoint. Their leader, Larry Mitchell Hopkins, has now been.. CBS News - Published
Reuters reports the FBI has arrested Larry Hopkins in New Mexico. Hopkins is a member of an armed group of U.S. citizens who have been stopping migrants illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. The..
Business Insider reports that tens of millions of Americans are exposed to unsafe drinking water each year. The problem is most egregious in rural areas. A few major cities face a widespread threat of..
On Tuesday New Mexico lawmakers introduced a bill to protect federal lands around the Chaco Canyon from drilling and mining. Reuters reports that this is being done in attemp to permanently shield the..
A New Mexico man was arrested and charged with intentional child abuse resulting in the death of a child under 13 after he beat his 5-year-old daughter to death for not doing her homework, Albuquerque..
According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, natural gas prices at the Waha hub in West Texas plunged to record lows due to an equipment failure in New Mexico that stranded gas in the Permian basin...
A leader of a New Mexico militia that has been detaining migrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border said the group was "training to assassinate George Soros, Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama,".. WorldNews - Published
The FBI on Saturday said it had arrested Larry Hopkins, the leader of an armed group that is stopping undocumented migrants after they cross the U.S.-Mexico border into New Mexico. Reuters - Published Also reported by •WorldNews •NYTimes.com
A video has emerged this week showing an armed right-wing militia the United Constitutional Patriots stopping more than 300 migrants as they traveled across the Mexico border in New Mexico and holding.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •BBC News
The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico on Thursday called for state authorities to investigate a small group of armed U.S. citizens who they alleged are illegally detaining migrants entering.. Reuters - Published