Juárez

Near/Far

Jan 20, 2013 By Nate Blakeslee

Despite rampant fears to the contrary, the bloody drug violence in Mexico hasn’t spilled over into Texas—but that doesn’t mean it’s not transforming life all along the border.

The author with his tía Adela in 1964, above his father’s butcher shop in Juárez.
A River Runs Through It

Jan 20, 2013 By David Dorado Romo

At the port of entry in El Paso, I always tell the agents, “American,” but what I really want to say is “fronterizo”—I’m from both sides.