Tag Archives: Mexico
Binational artist Luz Maria Sánchez grapples with killings that haunt her family and her country of birth.
In person and in her art, Sánchez’s style is observational and exact, almost without an expressive first-person stance, except for, perhaps, one of detached ...Read More
A vocal group of American critics claims that Juarez is not a place of disproportionate violence against women. Here’s why they’re wrong.
While Molloy, Powell and other critics may not consider femicide to be real or important compared to their preferred research on drug violence and global capita...Read More
After her arrest in an exam room at her gynecologist’s office in early September, a Houston mother of three remains in the Harris County jail while her family...Read More
Luis Antonio Perez-Morales almost certainly could have been among those whose lives were changed by the June 2012 immigration order that gave reprieve from depo...Read More
Charles D. Thompson chronicles his journey along the length of the U.S./Mexico border, charting straight shots and labyrinthine jags to places steeped in five c...Read More
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's prison escape ignited a wave of darkly satirical jokes on social media in Mexico—humor being the favorite coping mechanism for Mex...Read More
Without a real definition of border security, state budget analysts can't tell whether spending has been effective, and yet $815 million is proposed anyway....Read More
Boom, Bust, Exodus follows how NAFTA, coupled with Maytag’s move to Mexico, helped signal doom for Appliance City and transform a small border town....Read More