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Unique stories and updates on the U.S.-Mexico border and surrounding region by reporter Sandra Dibble. (Every other Monday)
Binational collaboration can be a difficult, slow-moving process, but champions on both sides of the border are determined to push past hurdles.
Across Baja California, students are racing to make up for time lost to the pandemic. At nearly a dozen school campuses across Tijuana, the buildings were too damaged to re-open when students returned last month. But students at one school were lucky.
The battle for control of the Tijuana plaza, on a major drug route to the U.S., has been playing out for decades, but the deliberate torching of vehicles by organized crime this month was something previously unseen in the region.
Charly Kimm was on a stepladder, arranging some clothes hangers, when I met her last Wednesday inside the jam-packed Red Cross thrift shop off of Benito Juarez Boulevard in Rosarito Beach. A full time resident for the past 17 years, Kimm volunteers at the shop that helps fund the city’s Red Cross, a nonprofit supported…
SANDAG is supporting a study that looks at extending San Diego’s Blue Line Trolley over the border into Tijuana.
Tijuana’s beloved street opera festival and other arts activities are back after a two-year pandemic shutdown. And what local elected representatives had to say about Friendship Park’s future.
President Joe Biden has pledged to bring back non-citizen veterans who have been unjustly deported. There are also legislative actions in the pipeline that could protect veterans from deportation.
This month’s Marcha de Orgullo in Tijuana is expected to draw thousands to celebrate the city’s LGBTQ+ community and the legislative changes advocates have pushed for in the last couple of years.
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