Arming U.S. Agents in Mexico Stalling Trade Agreement

LAREDO — Call it one of the most heralded binational agreements between the United States and Mexico you have probably never heard of.

For more than a year, a Mexican customs inspection station has been open at the Laredo International Airport, the only airport in the U.S. where Mexican agents preclear cargo headed south of the border.

Though officials in Laredo have praised the station as a signal of cooperation between the two countries the celebration since the initial opening at the airport has been muted, mostly because of delays in setting up a similar station across the border in ...

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