Posts Tagged ‘border’
Obama suggests Perry use his influence to get help on the border.
President Barack Obama visited Texas last week for some fundraisers and a speech at Austin’s Paramount Theater. Gov. Rick Perry, apparently making another run for the GOP presidential nomination, pointedly turned down the ide...
UNT Art Gallery
The Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEM) is located in Toluca and has been participating in an artistic exchange program with UNT. UAEM has sent lithographic prints by five of its top students in return for a cer...
Think about this one: drug thugs as la migra.
E. R. BILLS
E. R. BILLS
Tell me if this sounds familiar. The U.S. trains another country’s paramilitary forces to wage war against American enemies. Those forces do fight U.S. enemies but later change sides to become a different, perhaps greater men...
The cover story in this issue describes how the Zetas drug cartel is wreaking havoc on the social fabric of huge swaths of Mexico. Apparently, the organization’s vicious ambitions go even further. According to Grupo Savant, a...
The Texas-Mexico border has always been violent — but nothing like this.
It used to be one of the spring break capitals of Mexico. Tens of thousands of college kids from all over Texas would make their way to Brownsville and then across the Rio Grande to Matamoros on the Gulf of Mexico, just a short...
Tougher deportation rules are tearing up families without ushering in broader reforms.
On the night that Shahed Hossain left his family’s house in Haltom City to drive to Laredo, his mother, Habiba, cooked dinner — chicken and rice, with okra picked from the garden. She piled her son’s plate high and watche...
Along the Rio Grande, people grapple with The Wall.
A major policy shift is under way on the Texas-Mexico border. It’s been called the Berlin Wall, the Wall of Shame, and even Wall of Hate – Muro del Odio.