"In the end, the physical things didn’t surprise me nearly as much as the mental ones."
Civil liability is the only avenue left for parents of a Mexican teenager shot to death by a U.S. Border Patrol agent.
A Mexican teen's death will force the Supreme Court to decide if there can be justice for cross-border violence.
It is high time the fallacies of violence be re-scripted to reflect the reality of safety along our borders.
For those of us who embrace the border for what it is -- a gateway between two nations that facilitates trade, economic activity
The American and Mexican communities that live at the border are united by common geography, history, language, and aspirations, and have much to teach the rest of the country about how to build harmonious bicultural communities.
When the El Paso Chihuahuas took the field against the San Diego Padres last week, it was a significant event on many levels -- only some of which will be on display on the field.
The philanthropic community has found ways to give youth and residents hope to see a future here in Juarez and the ability
Juarez, Mexico use to be pretty raunchy. When we began going at 17 or 18 years old, the main strip (Juarez Avenue) was made up of bar after bar; it was a 3 lane, one-way street lined on both sides with flashing neon signs and rhythmic beating from speakers pointed out to the street.
A visit to Mexico, with places like Ayotzinapa and Ciudad Juárez as backdrop, will challenge Pope Francis to re-articulate a vision of the common good dramatically at odds with the reality of contemporary Mexico, and to offer hope to a people weighed down by near hopelessness.
Prosecutors said the men lured women with the promise of jobs, but instead subjected them to human trafficking and forced prostitution.
When I visited Mexico for the first time I was impressed by its tremendous potential and enormous problems. I was amazed by a culture whose calendar is lost in time, especially when compared to a Cuba that is still a teenager.
While drug runners and police officers fire at each other on camera, community leaders shoot themselves in the foot by allowing access to these scenes. Self-inflicted wounds tend to be the worst kind.
The film was a part of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival and will be in theatres
As horrifying as the city's lack of emergency response is, however, perhaps more chilling has been the dead silence from
Like most young writers/artists/creators who entertain the idea of moving to Detroit, I visited for all of the reasons Patti Smith told me to and also because I'd found a house for one dollar through a Re/Max agent on the Internet.
Ciudad Juárez police are investigating a video of a cop kicking a woman, the El Paso Times reports. It’s not the worst scandal