Here’s one you didn’t see coming. From the New York Daily News: Mexico now bans smoking in hotels, beaches, parks
By Kent Paterson They stand on an El Paso street like the shadowy, eerie artifacts of a forgotten ancient civilization.
By Kent Paterson Carefully treading a crossing of slippery stones strung across the shallow Rio Grande between Ciudad Juárez and
By Kent Paterson Standing tall and stoic, Albert Silva gazed at the barbed wire topping the fence on the U.S.
Gabriel Jara and Tom Threepersons’ Border Shootout. by Bob Chessey On the summer evening of Saturday, June 14, 1924, two
By Kent Paterson In the annals of border history, U.S.-Mexico relations and global commerce, Ciudad Juárez has often played a
By Kent Paterson Summer Solstice should be a time for celebration. But for many desperate migrants attempting to enter the
By Kent Paterson A giant of a woman in Mexican political life, civil society and human rights advocacy passed away
Walking across the Santa Fe Street bridge in the old days, like pre-pandemic, sometimes you’d have to stop to let
Here’s an interesting piece from Insight Crime about the evolving interests of criminal groups in our neighbor to the south.
Here’s an article from Insight Crime profiling “the most important newer criminal actors in Mexico.” La Línea began life as
By Kent Paterson We’ve withstood some pretty fierce winds in the region lately. But so far, fortunately, no wind has
El Recreo closed. El Recreo opened in 1921. This year we should be celebrating its centennial. But El Recreo is
by Kent Paterson Women’s Day Reporting Diverges in U.S. and Mexico What was the top story in Mexico and the
This is, purportedly, the Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generación, displaying their firepower in Mexico. Here they are in the town of
Here’s a good article examining the root causes of Mexico’s violent drug trade. The narcos I spoke with do not
God bless those hardworking men and women protecting our nation’s borders. But this new biometric picture-taking program they have at
Here’s an interesting piece from Insight Crime. A pilot study in Mexico is showing promising results for measuring the frequency and
Here’s a cool two hour video that covers the history of Mexico, mostly the first half of the twentieth century.