Tijuana

immigration

Inside the Trauma-Filled Camp of Migrants Waiting at the US Border

The caravan has become an encampment of hundreds of people who are trapped between countries in Tijuana and facing dangerous conditions.
Meredith Hoffman
1.2.19
crime

Tijuana's Tourism Is Booming Even as the Homicide Rate Spikes

Over 2,300 people have been murdered in 2018 so far, an increase from 1,647 homicides in 2017.
Alejandra Sánchez Inzunza
José Luis Pardo Veiras
12.12.18
mexico

One of the Best Taquerías in Tijuana Is Surrounded by Prostitutes, Addicts, and Horny Gringos

The "nameless taquería" is located in the Zona Norte of Tijuana, a go-to spot for drugs, sex, and other forms of debauchery. Even better, it happens to serve some of the best tacos in the region.
Tony Ley
10.9.17
FIGHTLAND

I Kicked My Drug Addiction During a Pro Boxing Bout in Tijuana

LA-based professional boxer Zac "Kid Yamaka" Wohlman writes about the time he got sober in the ring.
Zachary Wohlman
6.21.17
immigration

The Trump Administration's New Deportation Policy Could Create a Migrant Crisis in Tijuana

By sending migrants back across the southern border, the US will just be worsening conditions in northern Mexico, say immigration advocates.
Meredith Hoffman
2.23.17
Art

A Japanese Art Collective Had a Funeral for Liberty on the US–Mexico Border

Activist artists Chim↑Pom also built a lovely treehouse from which to view the gravesite.
Beckett Mufson
2.10.17
Munchies

I Ate Through Caesar Salad's Shady History to Get to the Truth

Tijuana's violent history has trumped our emerging food and wine scene, but one of our most famous legacies, the Caesar salad, posses it's own sketchy history. I headed to one of the best institutions in town for lunch to investigate it's shady story.
Tony Ley
9.6.16
thump news

Download DJDS' New Album 'Live in Tijuana' For Free Now

The Los Angeles duo and Kanye West collaborators have shared a recording of a recent Mexico show.
Max Mertens
7.27.16
Booze

Hunter S. Thompson Tried to Get Paid in Cocaine at My Tequila Bar

A day before I opened my first London bar, a magazine asked to interview Hunter S. Thompson there. I remember him, he was everything you thought he’d be—petulant, temperamental, a bit violent.
Tomas Estes
6.10.16
Art

A Mechanical Sculpture Reframes the Legacy of Mexican Migrant Workers

An outlawed farming tool from the 1940s serves as the building block for rewriting the history of Mexican migrants in the US.
Reuben Torres
10.7.15
mexico

Chef's Night Out: Javier Plascencia

With everything from yellowfin tuna to fondue-dipped hot dogs, and ending with the original recipe for the Caesar salad, this is the ultimate food guide to Tijuana, Mexico.
Javier Plascencia
10.1.15
Travel

Photos of Kids Playfully Crossing the US-Mexico Border

Recently a storm took out a chain link fence separating the two countries at a park bisecting Tijuana and San Diego, letting people jump back and forth between nations.
Roc Morin
1.14.15
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