In Canada, concerns mount about weapons smuggling – a problem that has long roiled Mexico.
The family employs 1 in 12 New Brunswickers and commands massive influence in the province.
Sky-high fuel prices have seen a 30-percent rise in fuel surcharges for the Newfoundland ferry since July 2007.
The US Northeast will obtain oil, gas, and nuclear energy from projects costing $16 billion. But locals fear new initiatives will lead to pollution and negative health effects.