Even as Dineh Benally’s illegal cannabis operations in the Navajo Nation are under ongoing investigation, he’s looking for more opportunities across Indian Country.
New Mexico’s unemployment office is struggling to answer millions of calls for help.
COVID is pushing thousands of Chinese immigrant workers into the marijuana business—sometimes leading to exploitation and labor trafficking
Nine months into the pandemic, Carlsbad residents are divided, defiant and in search of a silver lining.
A police raid near Shiprock has all but ended an illicit cannabis-growing operation
A massive marijuana bust in Farmington represents just a sliver of an ongoing operation on Navajo lands that has now drawn federal investigators
A massive hemp empire is accused of growing illegal marijuana and sowing violence on the Navajo Nation
Nursing homes profit from pandemic with no risk of accountability
The Carlsbad region was poised to send $3 billion to New Mexico coffers, thanks to one of the biggest oil booms in history. Then came COVID.
An obscure Santa Fe company is under criminal investigation for possible forgery and price gouging in the sale of millions of dollars of personal protective equipment and medical supplies to the New Mexico Department of Health, according to a spokesman for the state Attorney General’s office. Bionet was one of the first companies to win […]