New Mexico swing-district debate hinges on oil, border

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — GOP congressional challenger Yvette Herrell embraced President Donald Trump’s border-wall strategy and burnished an anti-abortion, pro-petroleum philosophy in a bid to unseat Democratic Rep. Xochitl Torres Small during a televised debate.

“I’m proud to stand with President Trump on securing our southern border,” Herrell, a former state legislator, said during the Wednesday night face-off.

Battling to win a second term in the 2nd Congressional District — a swing district that includes an oil-producing region along the border with Mexico — Torres Small voiced no criticism of Trump and cast herself as a pragmatist who has focused on high-tech drug enforcement at ports of entry and opposed efforts in Congress to ban fracking for oil.

The congresswoman and water lawyer noted that she has earned the support of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association — touching on controversial praise

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Cross Border Tech Innovation and Ecosystem building

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Colombia continue its nearshoring virtual tour with a new stop, San Francisco, CA. The Organization Latin San Francisco, is coordinating an exclusive conversation on Colombian Tech and Colombian Silicon Valley success stories with former Vice President and current Colombian Ambassador to the United States Francisco Santos and the President of ProColombia Mrs. Flavia Santoro.

Colombia is a hot spot for innovation, and it’s only getting hotter. With a resilient economy, creative talent and the backing of the government, Colombia offers entrepreneurs, tech companies and venture capital firms a vibrant ecosystem for growing their business,” said Francisco Santos, Ambassador of Colombia to the United States.

Colombia has secured its spot on the global map as a top emerging tech destination. From the World Economic Forum choosing Medellin as its Spanish language HQ for the Center for the

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