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Somewhere It Hides a Well

Learning to look past borderland tropes in Presidio.

The photograph, taken in 1975, shows a long dirt road receding into blue mountains. A chain-link fence runs along the left side of the road, and on the right, a...Read More

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On the Border, a Struggle over Water

As the Rio Grande runs dry, Texas and Mexico fight for a diminishing resource.

More than ever, the replenishing waters of Mexico’s Rio Conchos are crucial to reviving the Rio Grande and to saving farmers in the Rio Grande Valley....Read More