Voces&Blogs

Last stop, El Paso and Ciudad Juarez Last stop, El Paso and Ciudad Juarez Featured Jan 24th Sergio Chapa I’m going to admit now. There is no way to describe El Paso in a single blog but I’ll try my best. With close to one million residents, El Paso is the biggest city on the Texas side of the border. Mural at the Stanton Street......Read More
BLDG 6 Coffee Roasters: Las delicias del café de especialidad y algo más BLDG 6 Coffee Roasters: Las delicias del café de especialidad y algo más Voces&Blogs Jan 23rd Myriam Cruz De boca en boca EL PASO – BLDG 6 Coffee Roasters es un café de “especialidad”, como se les llama ahora, donde además de disfrutar de la mejor taza de café que se han tomado en un buen rato, pueden aprender un poco sobre los......Read More
El trayecto de Presidio al El Paso, Texas: Una tormenta en el camino, la guerra por el agua y los puentes del futuro El trayecto de Presidio al El Paso, Texas: Una tormenta en el camino, la guerra por el agua y los puentes del futuro Imagenes Jan 17th Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera Ahora contaré mis impresiones sobre el último tramo de nuestro viaje por la frontera México-Texas. Dejamos Presidio con dirección hacia las ciudades de El Paso, Texas y Ciudad Juárez (Chihuahua). Este episodio es corto, pero interesante.......Read More
Highway to El Paso Highway to El Paso Featured Jan 17th Sergio Chapa After several days on the road, Lupita and I realized that we had fewer days ahead of us than behind us. It was more than 100 degrees when we left the Rio Grande River plain in Presidio. But it was a steady climb into the mountains......Read More
Borderzine 2014: Something tells me we’re in for something good Borderzine 2014: Something tells me we’re in for something good Featured Jan 17th Zita Arocha Dear Borderzine friends, As we begin 2014, I’m delighted to share with you changes and opportunities that are ‘a coming.’ They include a collaborative education-news media venture that builds on the successful McCormick funded......Read More
Adaptándose de mal manera a la frontera Adaptándose de mal manera a la frontera Voces&Blogs Jan 10th Jaime Cervantes EL PASO — Muchos socialistas frecuentemente se refieren a los países del mundo como “una gran familia”. Visto desde esa perspectiva, podríamos asumir que cada país, como si fuera una persona en la familia, tendría su personalidad......Read More
El Paso woman running for the U.S. Senate stands for women and minorities El Paso woman running for the U.S. Senate stands for women and minorities Featured Jan 9th Jasmine Aguilera EL PASO — One El Pasoan said she’s tired of Texas being on “Cruz control,” so she has decided to run for a U.S. Senate seat, the first from this region to take the step. Maxey Scherr, a 33-year-old El Paso attorney, will be......Read More
New economic opportunities on the U.S.-Mexico border amid the Drug War New economic opportunities on the U.S.-Mexico border amid the Drug War Economy Jan 9th Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera Violence in Mexico has reached unprecedented levels, particularly since 2006 when former Mexican President Felipe Calderón declared a “war on drugs” and incorporated the military into the fight against transnational organized......Read More
Playing favorites Playing favorites Voces&Blogs Jan 3rd Stanley S. Smith What an odd and multi-functional phrase that is, “playing favorites.” Sometimes it means picking your favorite tune, or your favorite quarterback, or your rooting for your favorite team. As I was fumbling around the other morning,......Read More
Pew Study: Who are our Hispanic leaders? Muchos Pew Study: Who are our Hispanic leaders? Muchos Featured Dec 26th Valori Corral-Nava EL PASO — I was shocked to read in a recent article from the Pew Hispanic Center that 62 percent of U.S. Hispanics do not know who the most important Latino leader in the country is today. Mi gente, my people, without a leader? What......Read More