Tag Archives: US/Mexico border

Es Hora de dar a Nuestra Región Binacional la Atención que Merece

July 6, 2012

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Comentario: Por Cindy Gompper-Graves Recientemente los miembros de una delegación comercial binacional pusieron en marcha una gira por la frontera México-Estados Unidos con la esperanza de llamar la atención renovada a la región y destacando su importancia como motor del crecimiento económico. La delega-ción hizo paradas en diferentes puntos a lo largo de la frontera, […]

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Valle de Guadalupe se vistió de gitanería con Diego “El Cigala”

June 3, 2012

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Por Citlalli Rodriguez Velada sin igual fue la noche del sábado 26 de mayo en los viñedos de Barón Balché en Valle de Guadalupe donde se presentó por segunda ocasión el cantante español Diego “El Cigala” después de dos años de no visitar Valle de Guadalupe, Ensenada; esta vez, con su gira denominada Cigala & […]

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Arrancó Plenamente XXX Edición de la Feria del Libro Tijuana 2012

June 3, 2012

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Por: Paco Zavala Con una pletórica y nutrida concurrencia se desarrolla la XXX Edición de la Feria del Libro Tijuana 2012, organizada por el Instituto Municipal de Arte y Cultura y la Unión de Libreros de Tijuana, la cual aperturó el pasado viernes 25 de mayo y concluye el próximo domingo 3 de junio, la […]

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“Todos somos Anastasio! We are all Anastasio!”

May 11, 2012

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By Pablo Jaime Sáinz Two years after the death of San Diego resident Anastasio Hernandez Rojas, his family and supporters continue demanding justice and answers from the Obama administration. Hernandez Rojas died in May 2010, a few days after being beaten and tased by Border Patrol agents near the San Ysidro pedestrian exit. The case […]

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Mexican Scribe Javier Sicilia Brings Campaign for Peace to U.S.

May 4, 2012

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By José Luis Sierra New America Media LOS ANGELES — Javier Sicilia looks tired. The 56 year-old Mexican poet, essayist, journalist and novelist has been going non-stop since March 28th of last year, which is the day he acquired a distinction that is every Mexican’s nightmare: to be a member of one of the roughly […]

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UC San Diego’s Mexico Moving Forward Celebrates Prospects of Prosperity

April 27, 2012

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Symposium, street fair and expo highlight Mexico’s strides for economic growth Mexico’s most visionary leaders, vibrant culture and extraordinary accomplishments will be on display for the “Mexico Moving Forward” symposium, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. May 3 at the University, California San Diego campus. This year’s symposium, “Charting a Path to Prosperity,” is designed to […]

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Ciudad Juarez’s Revolutionary Jewel

April 20, 2012

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By Kent Paterson Next, month Ciudad Juarez’s new historical-cultural gem will celebrate its first anniversary. Built as part of the 2010 Bicentennial/Centennial commemoration of the 1810 War of Independence and 1910 Revolution, the Museum of the Border Revolution (Muref) offers visitors a unique glimpse of Mexico’s early 20th century revolutionary upheaval, especially the strategic role […]

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New Service Helps Travelers Brave Long Wait Times at U.S. Border Crossings

April 13, 2012

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“A gem of an app.” “Clean UI [user interface], very easy to use.” “Eliminates the guess work!” Those are just a few of the early online reviews from users of a new Android mobile app that helps motorists figure out the best time to enter the United States at crossings from Mexico and Canada. “Best […]

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Border Security Outsourcing under Fire

March 30, 2012

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Frontera NorteSur A Texas state senator is calling for an investigation of border security contracts granted to a private, Virginia-based firm. In a letter earlier this month, state Senator Jose Rodriguez requested that the Texas State Comptroller probe a series of no-bid contracts awarded by the administration of Republican Governor Rick Perry to Abrams Learning […]

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PLNU Spring Break Build Changes Lives in Mexico

March 23, 2012

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Spring break is to hard labor as Styrofoam is to environmentalism. But last week, these apparent opposites were brought together in a profound way. A group of 50 people from Point Loma Nazarene University, including students, faculty, members from the university’s administrative cabinet and the university’s president, Dr. Bob Brower, spent their spring break constructing […]

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Baja California, diamante en bruto en destinos turísticos

March 16, 2012

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Por Citlalli Rodriguez En los últimos años Baja California se ha ganado el reconocimiento mundial por ser uno de los exponentes más ricos en cultura y gastronomía. Y en tiempos de una crisis económica, estar bajo los reflectores cae como anillo al dedo para el estado fronterizo. Poco a poco han surgido los solicitados restaurantes […]

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Próximamente “Ready Lane” para peatones en Otay Mesa

February 10, 2012

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Inicio de la construcción: 5 de febrero. Inauguración del carril: 23 de febrero. Los funcionarios de la Ofi-cina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (U.S. Customs and Border Protection, CBP) inaugurarán el 23 de febrero un carril rápido piloto para peatones en el puerto de entrada Otay Mesa. De modo similar que […]

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Border Photos Show on the Border Wall Itself

February 10, 2012

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Border Wall, Mexicali, Baja California Norte February 2 through April 30 “Beyond Borders” — photographs by David Bacon  On February 2, the Center for Cultural Investigation of the Autonomous University of Baja California mounted an exhibition of 18 large photographs, taken by photographer David Bacon, on the border wall, next to the garita, or gate, […]

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Blues Across Borders

January 27, 2012

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By Kent Paterson Frontera NorteSur  Roberto Fernandez concedes that it’s sometimes lonely being a bluesman in Culiacan. The capital of the Mexican state of Sinaloa, Culiacan is best known for the banda or grupera sounds that also provide the drum beat to the narco-culture and violence that’s enveloped the region. “There’s no blues scene,” Fernandez […]

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The Year of Smoke, Ashes and Rebellion

January 6, 2012

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Editor‘s Note: Frontera NorteSur is generally loathe to join the annual media ritual of regurgitating the year’s stories and classifying them in order of importance. The editor will make no such arbitrary judgments, but by any measure 2011 was an extraordinary year and some reflection seems called for at this time. So in the spirit […]

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Groups Protest Citizen Detentions

December 23, 2011

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By Kent Paterson Frontera NorteSur  Pro-immigrant and civil liberties groups are stepping up the pressure against US Immigration and Customs Enforce-ment’s (ICE) Secure Communities program. Designed to remove immigrant lawbreakers from the United States, Secure Communities enlists local law enforcement agencies in a cooperative relationship with ICE in order to identify, hold and deport foreign […]

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Exhiben Extraordinario Documental Flores en el Desierto , el Frente en Defensa de Wirikuta

December 23, 2011

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Por: Paco Zavala Ha llegado la época navideña, temporada en la que se proclama felicidad, reconciliación, diversión, recuerdos, nostalgias y tantas emociones vinculadas con esta fecha tan significativa para los creyentes de las diversas corrientes religiosas provenientes del cristianismo. En este contexto en días pasados se exhibió en el Centro Cultural Tijuana un documental dirigido […]

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