Leaders on both sides of the Rio Grande claim border crossings, an aspect of daily life in the region, have contributed to the recent surge in infections.
The podcast dives into the mysteries surrounding the decades-long string of murders in the border city.
'Briarpatch,' a new show on USA Network, portrays a West Texas rarely seen on TV.
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s interactive ‘Border Tuner’ is visible this month from both cities along the U.S.-Mexico border.
A pair of Mexico City’s best-known chefs team up to host benefit dinners that shine a light on all that unites this binational community.
At hearings in El Paso, asylum seekers forced to stay in Juarez told of violence and fear.
The messy, lonely, and visionary life of the first Texas writer—and the first Latino—to win the vaunted PEN/Faulkner Award.
An exclusive excerpt from a UT professor's new book on the Juárez drug wars
Juárez needs another municipal cemetery to handle the glut of murders connected to drug violence.
University of Texas system chancellor Francisco Cigarroa relents on the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Andy Lee fight at the Sun Bowl, with a few conditions.
The film 8 Murders a Day focuses on El Paso's sister city, which has seen 10,000 drug war-related murders since 2007.
From (HB) 1 to ($)15.2 billion, we revisit a few of the state's biggest stories in 2011 by examining the numbers.
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.
Ten years. More than three hundred women murdered. What is going on in Juárez? And why aren't the Mexican authorities doing something about it?
Gangland-style executions are par for the course these days in Juárez, where drugs— and despair—flow freely.
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.
Juárez, which had been scrubbed from the free tourist maps distributed in El Paso, will be included on the 2013 set of maps put out by the El Paso Business Region Chamber of Commerce.
Earlier this week, the drug war claimed the city's 10,000th victim.
A middleweight championship bout will not happen in El Paso because of "high security concerns," but some claim this was a racially motivated decision.
The El Paso Times profiles the 41-year-old "exotico," a 24-year veteran of the lucha libre circuit.
Jose Antonio Acosta Hernandez, who admitted to ordering hits on more than 1,500 people—including a U.S. consulate employee—received a life sentence in federal court in El Paso.
Robert Andrew Powell, the author of This Love is Not for Cowards: Salvation and Soccer in Ciudad Juárez, criticizes the "femicide business" and claims that activists, academics, and journalists profit from furthering the narrative.
A Texas man serving time in a federal prison in Juárez was beaten and abused by soldiers.
The El Paso Times reported that as Juárez’s murder rate drops, funeral homes suffer, a story that elicited horrified reactions from the community.
For the women of Juárez, the terror of kidnapping—and worse—has never ended. Will it ever?
When people ask me if cartel violence will find its way into Texas, I tell them it already has—and it’s going to get worse.
Long John Hunter and his guitar-slinging friends sharpened their axes in and around Port Arthur, so their recent return was truly a homecoming.
In the billion-dollar business of drug trafficking, Amado Carrillo Fuentes is king. He's the elusive ringleader of a smuggling operation that police are powerless to stop.
What to eat, how to shop, and where to boogie in the most enchanting corner of Texas.
The word going across the border is: Uncle Sam doesn’t want you.