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Quote for the Week

    “Summertime is always the best of what might be.”
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Basurero de Juarez

The great Charles Bowden passed away last year. He wrote a great many articles and books about the border; the one we share with Mexico. In the years since NAFTA passed there have been hundred upon hundreds of women murdered in and around Juarez–a great many of them maquiladora workers. 278 more words


Death on Sevenmile Road...Border Killings Investigation...Texas Observer

A long and deeply researched piece by Melissa del Bosque on the Texas DPS shootings of Guatemalan men from a helicopter in 2012. Go to the link… 363 more words


8 Books That Illuminate the Crisis in Mexico

“Mexico is on the brink,” the LA Times wrote last week, “and America is largely oblivious.” On November 7th, after more than a month of confusion over what became of the 43 missing students from the Ayotzinapa Normal School in Guerrero, Mexico, Attorney General Jesús Murillo Karam announced that they had been executed and incinerated in the municipal dump of Cocula. 684 more words


Mexico, mi amor, mi tristeza

I was in Mexico City this week, giving some talks to educators. Inevitably, in private moments between sessions and at dinner, the conversation turned to the forty-three… 531 more words

Western New Mexico University

Paddlefish 2014-2015 issue featuring Charles Bowden and Molly Molloy

The 2014-2015 issue of the Mount Marty College’s national literary journal, PADDLEFISH is now available. The current issue includes stories, letters, essays and poetry from award-winning authors such as Charles Bowden, Molly Molloy, Dante Di Stefano, Lori DeSanti and David Lee, amongst others. 210 more words