Sports Complex

TIJUANA, Mexico | Warnings grow over unsanitary conditions in Tijuana shelter

TIJUANA, Mexico — Aid workers and humanitarian organizations expressed concerns Thursday about the unsanitary conditions at the sports complex in Tijuana where more than 6,000 Central American migrants are packed into a space adequate for half that many people and where lice infestations and respiratory infections are rampant. As a chill rain fell, the dust … Continue reading TIJUANA, Mexico | Warnings grow over unsanitary conditions in Tijuana shelter

TIJUANA, Mexico | Mexico accepts housing migrants, seeks US development aid

TIJUANA, Mexico— As Mexico wrestles with what to do with more than 5,000 Central American migrants camped out at a sports complex in the border city of Tijuana, President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s government signaled Tuesday that it would be willing to house the migrants on Mexican soil while they apply for asylum in the … Continue reading TIJUANA, Mexico | Mexico accepts housing migrants, seeks US development aid

TIJUANA, Mexico | Mexico to up security at border after migrants try to cross

TIJUANA, Mexico — Mexico pledged to shore up security near its border with the United States and local authorities said that 39 migrants were arrested after a peaceful march devolved into chaos when U.S. agents fired tear gas into Mexico to stop some migrants who tried to breach the border. Mexico’s Interior Ministry said Sunday … Continue reading TIJUANA, Mexico | Mexico to up security at border after migrants try to cross

TIJUANA, Mexico | Tijuana declares ‘humanitarian crisis,’ seeks help from UN

TIJUANA, Mexico — The mayor of Tijuana has declared a humanitarian crisis in his border city and said Friday he was asking the United Nations for aid to deal with the approximately 5,000 Central American migrants who have arrived. The comments by Mayor Juan Manuel Gastelum came as city officials and volunteers worked together to … Continue reading TIJUANA, Mexico | Tijuana declares ‘humanitarian crisis,’ seeks help from UN

MEXICO | Bulk of migrant caravan prepares to depart Mexico City

MEXICO CITY — Almost 4,000 Central American migrants prepared to depart a stadium in southern Mexico City early Saturday for the longest and most dangerous leg of a trek to the U.S. border that has drawn fire from President Donald Trump. The bulk of the caravan will follow the roughly 900 migrants who left Mexico … Continue reading MEXICO | Bulk of migrant caravan prepares to depart Mexico City

MEXICO CITY | Migrants weigh whether to stay in Mexico, resume trek to US

MEXICO CITY— Thousands of Central American migrants will take at least a couple of days to rest in a Mexico City stadium as they debate whether to accept offers to stay in Mexico or continue their trek to the U.S. border. Humanitarian aid stepped up Tuesday for the roughly 4,500 Central American migrants gathered at … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Migrants weigh whether to stay in Mexico, resume trek to US

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J | New Jersey track brings sports bets to New York’s doorstep

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J— A northern New Jersey horse racing track has brought legal sports betting to New York City’s doorstep. The Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford began taking sports bets on Saturday morning. The track is located in the sports complex where the NFL’s New York Giants and New York Jets play, about 6 miles … Continue reading EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J | New Jersey track brings sports bets to New York’s doorstep

Major Sports Complex Planned For Chesterfield

CHESTERFIELD, MO/April 06, 2017 (STL.News) Plans are underway to build a $55-million sports complex in Chesterfield Valley. On Thursday night, the Baseball and Softball Education (BASE) Foundation unveiled its proposal during a fundraiser at Ballpark Village for the POWERplex, a 74-plus-acre campus to include dual-sport domes, multiple turfed fields, and educational facilities aimed at attracting … Continue reading Major Sports Complex Planned For Chesterfield