The Chicano Artists Transcending the US-Mexico Border
With a foot in each world, the people of El Paso and Ciudad Juarez have developed a shared culture, which stretches beyond nationality and documentation.
Raised in Hell: The Children Haunted by Juárez's Vicious Drug War
Ciudad Juárez ranked as the world's most violent city from 2008-2010. Many children are suffering from PTSD today after witnessing the murders of family members, friends, and strangers, during the horror.
Within Sight of the US Border, Pope Francis Denounces the ‘Human Tragedy’ of Migration
The Pope’s passionate appeal on behalf of migrants rounded off his six-day visit to Mexico and highlighted the plight of Central American migrants fleeing extreme violence and poverty.
The Pope Blames Business for Crime in Mexico — And Asks Prisoners to Forgive Society
Speaking in Ciudad Juárez, once the epicenter of Mexico's drug wars, the Pope condemned "today's slave drivers" for creating the conditions generating violence. Hours before he asked inmates to forgive society for pushing them into crime.
Pope Francis Tells Mexican Priests Not to Resign Themselves to the Drug Wars
The Pope was speaking in the beleaguered state of Michoacán where a military-led offensive nearly a decade ago kicked off Mexico’s bloody drug wars. At least 28 priests have been killed since then.