Tag Archives: Juarez
Some residents are packing up to leave, others are just arriving. And for some, the wait continues.
By Natalie Krebs, Texas Standard Many of President Donald Trump’s comments about the U.S.-Mexico border have been disputed. But not this statement, from his recent campaign rally in El Paso: “Last year Juarez had 1,200 murders, El Paso, right next … Continue reading
By Carlos Morales In the border town of Ciudad Juárez, there’s been a small increase in violence over the last few months. For more than 20 years, Alfredo Corchado has lived and worked in Mexico. Through his reporting with the … Continue reading
The cities share a border, and the Rio Grande as a source of drinking water.
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — Seven months after Pope Francis made history by visiting this city once considered the deadliest in the Americas, pedestrians can still see a billboard celebrating his visit looming right across the border over downtown El Paso. It’s a reminder that the papal visit to … Continue reading
JUAREZ, Chihuahua — The upcoming visit of Pope Francis to Mexico marks the sixth Latin American country Pope Francis will have visited since his pontificate began in 2013. Francis will be visiting the border city of Juárez, a city recreating … Continue reading
JUAREZ — As labor unrest continues to ripple across this Mexican border city, a group of workers has managed to start the city’s only independently organized factory union. Close to 200 workers are now members of a new union approved … Continue reading
A high-profile trial in the Mexican border city of Juárez ended this weekend in a guilty verdict for five men accused of sex trafficking and murder. The victims were young women who vanished from the streets of downtown Juárez beginning … Continue reading
A public art piece in El Paso that was abruptly removed by city officials earlier this year is raising questions about censorship. The metal sculpture depicted a flock of birds carrying off fragments of guns once used to commit crimes. … Continue reading