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In The Big Bend, Coronavirus Pandemic Stifles Tourism On Both Sides Of The Border

By Carlos Morales The residents of Boquillas del Carmen have long been known for the hand-sewn koozies, carved walking sticks and glittering figures of Ocotillo and roadrunners they sell on the banks of the Rio Grande and on the streets … Continue reading

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Boquillas Two Years On: Rebuilding A Border Economy

BOQUILLAS, Coahuila — A border crossing that’s seen as part of a template to rescue damaged, rural economies along the Rio Grande has marked its second anniversary. The symbolic¬†importance¬†of the crossing that links Big Bend National Park in Texas to … Continue reading

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With Border Crossing Open for a Year, Hopes are High in Boquillas del Carmen

It’s been a year since a formal border crossing linking Big Bend National Park and the tiny Mexican village of Boquillas del Carmen was opened. For generations, Boquillas was a popular tourist stop for visitors to the national park, but … Continue reading

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