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Decades of helping migrant farm workers leads to founder of El Paso shelter meeting the Pope Decades of helping migrant farm workers leads to founder of El Paso shelter meeting the Pope Featured Dec 18th Jeraldine Ramos EL PASO – When Carlos Marentes decided to help migrant farm workers who slept on cold sidewalks in Downtown El Paso he never imagined it would one day lead him to meeting the Pope. This is a photo of Carlos Marentes meeting the Pope......Read More
Take warning signs of dating abuse seriously, mother warns Take warning signs of dating abuse seriously, mother warns Featured Dec 18th Alexsia Licon EL PASO – When 16-year-old Monica Sanchez started dating high school senior Jorge Gurrola her mother warned her of his history of abusing other girlfriends. “I’m not stupid, it wont happen to me,” she told her mother, Maria......Read More
UTEP track star steps up training to take a run at Rio 2016 Summer Olympics UTEP track star steps up training to take a run at Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Featured Dec 18th Helen Yip EL PASO — Anthony Wright came to a crossroads early in life – follow a life of drugs and crime like other kids in his neighborhood, or follow his dream of being a world-class track star. Now, a few months after graduating......Read More
8 things to know when considering becoming a go-go dancer 8 things to know when considering becoming a go-go dancer Art & Cultura Dec 17th Jeraldine Ramos Go-go dancing might seem like an easy job. You just get in front of people at a club or party and dance, right? Wrong. There is so much more to it than just moving around. As a former go-go dancer I learned the hard way that it takes......Read More
Our Lady of Guadalupe Street Art (Photo Gallery) Our Lady of Guadalupe Street Art (Photo Gallery) Art & Cultura Dec 12th Borderzine Staff   The Virgin of Guadalupe mural at the House of Pizza in central El Paso. EL PASO – On December 12 Catholics the world over, especially in Latin America, celebrate the feast day of the Virgin of Guadalupe. In Mexico this......Read More
Literary readings add culture to Juárez bus rides Literary readings add culture to Juárez bus rides Art & Cultura Dec 11th Fredesvinda Rojas CIUDAD JUÁREZ—Every fifteen days Edgar Rincón and his wife Verónica Martínez along with their two children Diego y Elena, walk towards the footbridge in front of Plaza Juárez Mall, to wait for the ruta, the city’s public......Read More
El Paso’s unique style shines in holiday gifts and supporting local businesses El Paso's unique style shines in holiday gifts and supporting local businesses Business Dec 7th Marilyn Aleman Each of these pots featured at the Farmer’s Market at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing is hand-painted and the cacti are home-grown in the vendor’s home. EL PASO/SUNLAND PARK — From fresh local produce and artisan foods......Read More
5 pizza combos worth trying in El Paso 5 pizza combos worth trying in El Paso Art & Cultura Dec 5th Renee Malooly EL PASO—My love for pizza is undeniable. I find it fascinating that you could eat pizza every single day of your life and never repeat the same combination. Delectable, creamy cheese that melts in your mouth is the one layer......Read More
Immigrant rights advocates bring protest, Aztec dance, prayer to free detainee in El Paso Immigrant rights advocates bring protest, Aztec dance, prayer to free detainee in El Paso Featured Dec 4th Aaron Montes El Paso – Alexi Cruz may not have realized he had friends in this border community until he was on the verge of being deported. Cruz, 24, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico who has lived in the U.S. since he was 14 years......Read More
Endometriosis, a painful stealth disease, attacks women under many disguises Endometriosis, a painful stealth disease,  attacks women under many disguises Featured Nov 30th Karla Ronquillo EL PASO — Melissa Ronquillo, was a teenager when she first experienced some painful and bewildering pelvic cramps and pain that radiated down her legs. The mystery discomfort continued for years until at age 24 it was diagnosed......Read More