Carlos Correa

Former News Director

Carlos Correa previously served as KRWG's News Director.  He covered stories throughout the area, and previously anchored the weekly program Fronteras-A Changing America, which airs Thursday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 5:30pm, and Sunday at 11:30am on KRWG-TV.


(LAS CRUCES) -- Passing the American Recovery and Re-Investment Act of 2009 has helped opened four new passport agencies across the country including one in El Paso.  This month, staff members with the office are celebrating their first year anniversary.

Since opening its doors, the El Paso Passport Agency has processed 70,000 passports to American travelers.


(LAS CRUCES) -- New Mexico's commisioner of public lands is touring the state, educating people about his office and gathering input on ways to make the Land of Enchantment a better place to live.


This week on Fronteras: A Changing America, comedian and author, Bill Santiago talks to Carlos Correa about his recent Comedy Central special, growing up bilingual and his new book 'Pardon my Spanglish.'  Plus, a local soldier just back from serving in the Middle East gets a little surprise from the community.



(LAS CRUCES) -- A program aimed at assisting disabled children is turning to the community for support in order to continue those services.

Vince Vaccaro is setting the stage at the Saratoga Room in Las Cruces.


(DONA ANA COUNTY) -- Several counties around New Mexico will be testing out a new system this election cycle that will make voting easier while saving thousands of dollars.

Next time you visit the various polling places in Dona Ana County, there will be something different.

Hector Lopez talks with Monica Ortiz-Uribe and Fred Martino about the scandal in Sunland Park.



A group of concerned citizen are sending a strong message back to Washington.

Laura Miller of Las Cruces is sharing her story with the community.

"I'm very emotional about this whole situation," she said.

Miller is battling with her bank over one of her properties. It's taken her from a good standing to now facing foreclosure.


Members of a group protesting a controversial House Bill in Arizona are traveling through communities, working to get some of the books banned in that state, back to students.

Librotrafficante is a movement organized in response to an Arizona law that stops students from learning about Mexican-American studies.  


Looking for Work

Mar 14, 2012




A well-known comedian and author paid a visit to Las Cruces recently, discussing a topic many Hispanic households know a little too much about.

Bill Santiago is the oldest of four and says he barely escaped a career in journalism before becoming a stand up comic.



Despite the economy, many people are continuing to become business owners.  Now, a couple of friends in Las Cruces are doing the same, following their own dreams and making people's special days, even better.

Stacy Leach is getting things ready for her big day.

“We’re really excited to get started,” she said.


Law enforcement officers in Dona Ana County are on there way to solving a big communication gap located in the southernmost part of the county, near the United States and Mexican border.

For decades, few deputies with the Dona Ana County Sheriff's Department have been able to establish reliable radio communication from the Texas state line to the Luna County line.


(LAS CRUCES) – People interested in space are getting a rare opportunity to speak directly to those that have gone where only 12 men have gone before…to the moon.

Local educators are giving their students a chance to learn about space.

“We’re really evoking some excitement in these students in terms these history makers that they are going to be seeing this week,” said David Kovar, who is organizing a 40th anniversary celebration this week as many around the country commemorate NASA’s Apollo 16 mission.


Local educator, Jorge Guevara talks to Carlos Correa about education around the globe and its comparison to how children are learning around the state. Plus, Fronteras reporter Jill Replogle explores how one community is teaching children in two languages.

Free Dental Clinic

Feb 29, 2012


Dental care can be quite expensive even with health insurance, but there's an event taking place in Las Cruces organizers say will help keep hundreds of dollars in your pocket.

The New Mexico Dental Foundation and the New Mexico Dental Association are working together and giving back to the community, all while helping hundreds of people save money.




This Week On KRWG-TV's Fronteras--Education Reform

KRWG's Carlos Correa talks with local educator Jorge Guevara.

Fronteras: A Changing America airs Thursday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 5:30pm, and Sunday at 11:30am on KRWG-TV 22.


For as long as he can remember, Eugene Pedraza always had an ear for music.

"Music is the biggest influence in my life," he said.

And it's something Eugene can't live without.

"Somebody asked me, if I would rather go blind or go deaf, which would I choose and I'd definitely go blind then go deaf because I love music so much," he said.


Careful fiscal management continues to be one of the highest priorities for Las Cruces officials. During his address, Mayor Ken Miyagishima described the state of the City as strong.