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
12.28.18
crime

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

Over 2,300 people have been murdered in 2018 thus far, an increase from 1,647 homicides in 2017.
Alejandra Sánchez Inzunza
José Luis Pardo Veiras
12.11.18
Culture

The Border Crisis Is Wreaking Havoc on the Lives of Cross-Border Students

Students who live in Tijuana and go to school in California have to navigate the migrant caravan and a heavy military presence at the San Ysidro border every day.
Alex Zaragoza
11.28.18
VICE News

One Man Dissolved Dozens of Bodies and Dumped Them in This Mass Grave in Mexico

Eight years ago, Santiago Meza admitted to carrying out horrible acts on behalf of drug cartels. The authorities still haven't sentenced him, but on the land in Tijuana where he "worked," the evidence continues to pile up.
Laura Sánchez Ley
12.7.17
Premieres

Take a Ride with Mint Field on the First Cut From Their Debut Album

The Tijuana shoegaze duo have made quite a few ripples on the Californian circuit without even releasing an LP—and they're setting their sights on bigger targets.
Raquel Miserachi
11.30.17
LGBTQ

How Two Trans Salvadoran Migrants Found Peace in Tijuana

If you're trans and escaping one of the deadliest countries in the world, where do you go?
Amanda Ottaway
11.17.17
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
10.7.17
FIGHTLAND

I Kicked Oxy 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
6.20.17
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
2.22.17
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
Photos

Intimate Portraits of the Thousands of Haitian Refugees Stranded in Tijuana

About 3,500 Haitians are waiting to cross the border into the US.
Hans-Maximo Museilik
2.9.17
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
1.31.17
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