Vince Perez Has Been Cited By The El Paso Police 18 Times For Driving Violations by Max Grossman County Commissioner Vince Perez of Precinct 3, who is fighting against Iliana Holguin to hold on to his seat, has apparently been fighting another ongoing battle: to keep his driver license. Incredibly, Mr. Perez has been cited… Read More Vince Perez Has Been Cited By The El Paso Police 18 Times For Driving Violations
In the following video Disability Advocate George Zavala interviews Monica Alfaro from La Familia Del Paso, a community health organization in El Paso, Texas. George states: “During this time of uncertainty, it’s important to talk about mental health and the resources available in the community.” He added, “La Familia Del Paso has been serving the… Read More “Interview with Monica Alfaro from La Familia Del Paso,” by George Zavala
Now and then we will upload material that future contributors or readers have sent us. The goal is for contributors to post their content but I am open to uploading for them on a case-by-case basis. I asked Chuck Taylor if he could share some of his El Paso stories. Taylor is a prolific writer… Read More How I Lost My Teaching Job by Chuck Taylor
We have to remember that the labor movement in Mexico is bigger than any one politician, whether U.S. or Mexican. The Lexmark workers plight has ignited a labor struggle that is 50 years old, ever since NAFTA was signed into law. The Mexican workers are sick and tired of being exploited and paid starvation wages… Read More Stories from the history vault (January 29, 2016)
From: Paul Foster Sent: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 11:41 AM To: Dee Margo <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Peter Svarzbein <email@example.com>; firstname.lastname@example.org; Cassandra Hernandez <email@example.com>; Sam Morgan <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Isabel Salcido <email@example.com>; firstname.lastname@example.org; Henry Rivera <email@example.com>; Cissy Lizarraga <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Tommy Gonzalez <email@example.com> Subject: Thank you for Defending the Citizens of El Paso Mayor and Council, I just wanted to… Read More Paul Foster’s letter to the Mayor and City Council thanking them for voting against agenda item 19.1, which would have suspended the “Arena” and Cultural Heritage Center for budgetary reasons
Alice Leora Briggs was recently awarded a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship for her work in the visual arts. See: www.gf.org/fellows/all-fellows/alice-leora-briggs/ You can see her work at aliceleorabriggs.com. Her publications include: Dreamland: The Way Out of Juárez, an illuminated manuscript-police blotter with writer Charles Bowden, and The Room, a suite of twelve chine collé woodcuts with poet Mark Strand.
The COVID-19 Pandemic has revealed how corporate influence on our education system has sorely failed our students. Rather than relying on the expertise of educators, who best know the individual needs of our students, district administrators have been scrambling to replace their experimental technology initiatives which have little pedagogical value. (Prior to the outbreak, our… Read More Opinion Editorial: “Parents, students, and teachers must be included in the design of a post-pandemic education system,” by Xavier Miranda
As the world faces the COVID-19 Pandemic, the United States and many other countries around the world have asked their populations to practice social distancing in order to mitigate the fast spread of the disease. Only those deemed as performing essential jobs can work, but others have been asked to stay home and stop working.… Read More Opinion editorial: Why undocumented Immigrants MUST also receive economic and health assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic, by Nadia Y. Flores-Yeffal, Ph.D.
The maquiladora industry throughout the north of the country did not respect the national health emergency decree intended to prevent Covid 19 infections in Mexico, also, faced with the threat of being fired, workers are forced to continue working, making it clear that failure to do so will mean your wages will not be paid.… Read More “THE MAQUILADORAS, THE ROAD TO DEATH” By attorney SUSANA PRIETO TERRAZAS
La industria maquiladora en todo el norte del país, no respetó el decreto de emergencia sanitaria nacional para prevenir los contagios por Covid 19, en México, y además, ante la amenaza del despido, está obligando a sus trabajadores a continuar laborando, resaltándoles que de no hacerlo, omitirá el depósito de sus salarios. Los pocos obreros… Read More “LAS MAQUILADORAS, EL CAMINO A LA MUERTE,” por/by Attorney Susana Prieto Terrazas on maquiladora workers during the covid-19 pandemic (in spanish)