6 hrs ago
He's the very picture of Frida Kahlo
With his dog Callie on his shoulder, artist Jean Franco Pilas honors Frida Kahlo and his resemblance to her.
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Source: www.theguardian.com --- Sunday, July 13, 2014Body falls into middle of traffic near Feasterville, as coroner says it regrets incident and passerby calls it the 'most bizarre thing' A dead body on a gurney fell out of a coroner's van when a door malfunctioned, sending the Corpse into the middle of a busy roadway in Pennsylvania.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
From a Peabody to nude bodies: The Bridge gets a new architect
When a show comes back for a second season, sometimes it's a triumphant return. Other times a sophomore outing is just plain sophomoric.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
We've Come a Long Way, Baby
Sex may still be considered a taboo topic in America today, but 60 years ago many were completely in the dark about what was going on "down there."
Why 'The Bridge' Can Be Called a Lesbian Crime Thriller
My mother grew up on the U.S.-Mexican border of El Paso, Texas, and JuA rez, Chihuahua, the latter a city where literally thousands of women have been murdered and discarded in recent years.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
El Paso Times
Veteran El Paso artist Carlos Flores restoring Chamizal National Memorial mural
At 80, Flores is working on a year-long project to restore "Nuestra Herencia," the 18-foot high, 120-foot long mural he painted in 1992 on four panels at Chamizal National Memorial.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Federal Court Rules Teen Smuggler in Mexico Shot By Border Agent Had Rights
Mexican officials surround the body of 15 year-old Sergio Adrian Hernandez Guereca, under the Paso Del Norte border bridge in Ciudad Juarez, northern Mexico, Monday, June 7, 2010.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
The Garden City Telegram
Ramon Holguin-Gonzalez, 55, died Sunday, June 29, 2014, near Leoti as the result of a traffic accident.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
El Paso Times
Statistics: Mexican deportations through Chihuahua down 15% in 2014
JUAREZ >> In the last year, Imelda Zurita Morales, a Mexican national, has walked through the desert and crossed waterways at the Texas-Mexico border four times to get to her disabled 3-year-old son and her husband living in San Rafael, California.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
El Paso Times
Crime rates remain high in Chihuahua state
The state of Chihuahua, which experienced elevated levels of violence during the recent drug cartel wars, also had the most homicides of Mexico's six northern border states from 1998 to 2003, recently released Mexican crime statistics show.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
This weekend: Denver Taco Festival
Nope. You're thinking of Nick Swardson's tugjob operation in "Reno 911." But I'm actually talking about the Denver Taco Festival, which is Saturday and Sunday at Infinite Monkey Theorem, 3200 Larimer St., Denver.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
El Paso Times
Borderplex has marketing clout, says Las Cruces mayor to El Paso group
Las Cruces, El Paso, and Juarez have a lot of clout if the cities market themselves as one large community, Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima told an El Paso business group Wednesday.
International Northair Mines Ltd. Commences Drilling at La Cigarra Silver Project, Mexico
The program will total over 5,000 metres of drilling, designed to expand the current mineral resources which contains 50.4 million Measured and Indicated silver ounces grading 76 grams/tonne and 3.5 million silver ounces of Inferred grading 61 g/t ; as well as test currently undrilled high priority targets along the main La Cigarra mineralized ... (more)
Mon Jun 23, 2014
26th Annual Worlda s Ugliest Dog Contest
This unique "beauty-is-in-the-eye-of-the-beholder" competition judges precious pooches using offbeat criteria such as "unusual attributes" and "natural ugliness."
Sat Jun 21, 2014
Monumental Mysteries on Travel Channel highlights 'Bat Bomb' project
CARLSBAD >> What was once a forgotten and unbelievable tale centered around Carlsbad Caverns National Park's most beloved animal is now growing in legend thanks to a national television show.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Transnational sexual and gendered violence: an application of border...
Global Networks , Vol. 9, No. 3. , pp. 420-439, doi:10.1111/j.1471-0374.2009.00261.x Drawing on transnational and postcolonial feminism, we discuss the phenomenon of border sexual conquest to highlight structural sexual and gendered violence that is exacerbated by the subjugation of local place and by the global political economy.
Cyprium Mining Corporation Starts Drilling at Las Cristinas, Mexico
The drilling program which will be carried out in three phases totaling approximately 4,000 meters of drilling will focus on the North Mount and South Mount, a 550 meter long mineralized section located at the southern end of the property where copper production took place in the early 70s.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Border safety confab addresses issue
EL PASO, TEXAS >> In an effort to save the lives of migrants who illegally cross the border, the U.S. Border Patrol hosted representatives from several agencies last week at the Rio Grande levee at Border Safety Initiative Marker 41 in El Paso, Texas.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
Disaster by Design: Cartels and Congress Both Benefit from the Border Crisis
There are tens of thousands of children languishing on our southern border because Mexican drug cartels are brilliant strategists and DC politicians are excellent enablers.