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Elvira ‘Vila’ Villa Escajeda, Champion of Residents in Landmark Chamizal Dispute, Dies at 102

By Alana de Hinojosa Elvira ‘Vila’ Villa Escajeda, who founded the Chamizal Civic Association and successfully mobilized the barrios condemned by the 1964 Chamizal Treaty, died on Sunday at her home in El Paso. She was 102. Her death, just two days after her 102nd birthday, was confirmed by Eva Navarro, her cousin and longtime […]