Appeal Ruling Due Today on Woman Convicted in 2009 Murder of 9 Year-old Brisenia Flores

Appeal Ruling Due Today on Woman Convicted in 2009 Murder of 9 Year-old Brisenia Flores

January 17, 2014

By Associated Press/San Fracisco Chronicle PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court is to rule Friday on an appeal for a former border activist sentenced to death for the killings of […]

Out of Mexico’s Violence: Cultural Renaissance On the Border

March 7, 2013

By Louis Nevaer, New America Media MEXICO CITY – Mexican youths living in border cities from Tijuana to Ciudad Juarez are reclaiming civil society via cultural movements emerging on the heels […]

DRUGS: Narco Mennonites Arrested Again

July 23, 2012

By Sam Quiñones, A Reporter’s Blog Years ago, I had a run-in with drug-smuggling Mennonites in the area around Cuauhtemoc, Chihuahua in Mexico, and wrote about it, and the decay […]

DRUGS: Narco “Canonized”

July 16, 2012

By Sam Quiñones, A Reporter’s Blog I guess it was only a matter of time, but …Nazario Moreno, deceased leader of La Familia Michoacana, the narco-Catholic drug cartel now finding itself […]

Memorial Day Repost: Cops Shoot Latino Marine 71 Times

May 28, 2012

(Editor’s note: We republish this article, almost a year to the day after it was first published; first in remembrance of a U.S. veteran, and secondly so that the incident […]

When The Drug Cartels Are The Guys Down The Street

February 22, 2012

By Wuicho Vargas Violence, I must admit, is taking over the southernmost part of Texas. Here in the Rio Grande Valley we have grown accustomed to it. Sad, but true, […]

The Murder of ICE Special Agent Jaime Zapata Goes Unsolved

February 20, 2012

By Cindy Casares This week marks the one-year anniversary of the mysterious murder of ICE Special Agent Jaime Zapata, a Brownsville native, who was gunned down on a stretch of […]