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Ricardo Cigarroa outside the Laredo Medical Center.
The Dr. Fauci of South Texas

May 20, 2020 By Eric Benson

Laredo cardiologist Ricardo Cigarroa is on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis, making house calls and “dealing hard doses of truth.”

Escobar in front of a mural by artist El Mac in downtown El Paso on April 6, 2019.
Veronica vs. the Swamp

Sep 19, 2019 By Robert Moore

Veronica Escobar, the first Latina to represent El Paso in Congress, isn’t afraid of playing the Washington game—as long as it means the Texas borderlands get the respect they deserve.

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The Other Side of the Border

Jul 23, 2019 By Oscar Casares

Frustrated by the perception of the border as a lawless land, two native sons embarked on a 1,200-mile journey to capture, through a series of images and letters, the region’s untold stories.

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The Searcher

Sep 5, 2017 By Michael Hall

Alonso Guillen died an American hero—even if many didn’t think of him as an American.