Daily Archives: February 17, 2014

The Deportee Chronicles: Life after diesel therapy

Kent Paterson

Frontera NorteSur | FNS Feature

 Editor’s note: The second in a series of articles about the lives of U.S. deportees living in Mexico. Earlier: The girl from Guajajalmiton

Fernando Santos’ life these days doesn’t exactly fit his old nickname:“Drifter.” Instead of wandering the land, the former U.S. resident takes care of others who answer the call of the road at the budget hotel he manages in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Sunny prospects as Texas climbs rankings on solar jobs

The solar industry in Texas and nationwide continues to add jobs as a rapid pace. [Photo credit: Sean Loyless.]

The solar industry in Texas and nationwide continues to add jobs as a rapid pace. [Photo credit: Sean Loyless.]

John Michaelson

 Public News Service

The future is looking bright for the solar industry in the state and nationwide, with a record number now working in the field. According to Philip Haddix, manager of outreach and policy, The Solar Foundation, solar-industry employment grew by almost 20 percent since 2012, to reach 242,000 jobs across the U.S.

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