• September 29, 2020

Tags : juarez

After murder of young artist in Juarez, protest groups adopt

July 18th marked six months since Isabel Cabanillas, a young artist and mother of a six-year-old, was murdered in Downtown Juarez. And in those six months, like so many other femicide cases that have come before, there are still no answers, no arrests and seemingly no progress in the investigation. Back in January, the National […]Read More

El Paso participates in the 2019 Sister Cities Conference

The City of El Paso is participating in the Cities Mean Business: 2019 Annual Conference in Houston, Texas as part of the Sister Cities International organization. “Sister Cities International allows El Paso to connect globally and thrive locally and thus helps us to promote our culture, tourism and regional economy,” said Jessica Herrera Director of […]Read More

Op-Ed: Paychecks or Humanity?

I cross the international border between Cd. Juarez, Mexico and El Paso, Texas about 4 times a week. I am amongst the thousands of transnational fronterizxs that live their life crossing the frontera as part of their weekly routine. I cross over there easily to enjoy what I call the homeland. My veins bleed proud […]Read More

UTEP Program Predicts Regional Economic Outlook

UTEP’s Border Region Modeling Project (BRMP) has released its projections for the region’s labor markets, demographics, commercial activity and more in “Borderplex Economic Outlook to 2020.” “Although policy uncertainty has impacted investment plans on both sides of the border, overall economic conditions remain favorable throughout the Borderplex,” said UTEP Economics Professor Tom Fullerton, Ph.D. Among […]Read More

Just a Shot Away? Ciudad Juárez Residents Fear New Cartel

CIUDAD JUÁREZ, Mexico — Teresa Rodriguez might have found comfort inside this border city’s famous downtown cathedral Tuesday afternoon when she stopped in for a midday mass after running errands. But after leaving Our Lady of Guadalupe church, she was back on guard. “That’s close enough,” she told a reporter just a dozen or so […]Read More

Guest Contributor: Dancing to Defy, Longing to Live Free

There’s a place in the world, just south of the United States border, that many talk about, but rarely go. A city that is a police state, plagued with what seems like a never-ending drug war, government corruption, and extreme poverty for as long as many people can remember.  This city is Ciudad Juárez. The […]Read More