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31 thousand lawsuits pile up in Tijuana

On March 17 all civil and family courts in Baja California were closed due to Covid-19. Baja California’s judicial powers said they lacked money to sanitize their installations, and the high number of Covid cases ...

November 24, 2020
Influencer Andrew Muse sucker-punched at secret Baja surf spot

On November 5, Andrew Muse said he was just sucker-punched in the chin by a fellow American in Baja, California. “At that point, [my cameraman] Liam and I brought him to the ground where not ...

November 24, 2020
Tijuana's respect for the body, goodbye Revolucion flower sellers. Frank Lloyd Wright and Tecate

Grateful to the Dead Earlier in the day I attended a one-hour lecture given by Dr. Luis Antonio Martínez, a dental surgeon who teaches anatomy to students at the university’s dentistry school. His lecture was ...

November 22, 2020
Families take law into their own hands in Baja

In the 30 days of October, entire families from the United Collectives for the Missing Persons in Baja California held their own search brigade in Tijuana, Tecate, Rosarito, and Mexicali. The failure of the General ...

November 10, 2020
30-year-old Baja man shot crossing border – did it have to happen?

On Friday October 23, an altercation between a Border Patrol agent and a Mexican man who was trying to enter illegally into the U.S. ended in the death of the latter. The incident happened a ...

Tecate mayor calls out her cops to face down the Baja state police

Last Wednesday, October 21 around 3:00 pm, 30 officers from the state prosecutor's office and state security and intelligence guard arrived at Tecate's city hall to make a warrant effective against Tecate’s mayor Olga Zulema ...

October 26, 2020
Tasty trip to Tijuana

"Cenosilicaphobia! I’m suffering from Cenosilicaphobia!” I say. “Do something!” Scottish Annie ignores me. She’s scanning Agua Caliente Boulevard like Columbus searching for India. “Ceno...? Och. I canna see a single food truck.” Hmm. Finally I ...

October 22, 2020
Cavalcade marks the earlier U.S.-Mexican borders

On October 11, between 2:30-4 p.m., hundreds of "cowboys and cowgirls" trotted and galloped their horses across the Boulevard 2000 freeway in southern Rosarito. "There were about 700 horses documented," said Diego Knight of the ...

October 21, 2020
Tijuana 24-year-old to vie for chess championship

On October 26-30, Carlos Alfredo Hernandez Rendon will represent his Universidad Autónoma de Baja California college alumni at the 2020 World University Online Chess Championship. I reached out to the 24-year-old engineering student on October ...

October 14, 2020
Feminist graffiti on Tijuana's cultural center

On Tuesday September 15, one day before the anniversary of Mexican Independence or El grito de independencia (the scream for independence), feminists organized La anti-grita in Tijuana. They held a demonstration against the government and ...

September 29, 2020
Small merchants in San Ysidro suffering

Last June, CEO of the San Ysidro Chamber of Commerce Jason Wells sent a letter to the acting secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf, requesting the withdrawal of travel restrictions for tourists that represent around ...

September 21, 2020
Cheap alternative to the San Diego Zoo

In the last few days, photos and videos of snakes hissing and slithering within the confines of Mexicali vehicles have surfaced online. “The last photo was with a viper,” captioned Juan M. underneath a Facebook ...

September 15, 2020
Mexican-Americans hold edge in Tijuana

“They want us to feel we are in a lower class because we can’t pay for housing in dollars”, said Julia Carrizoza a 64-year-old woman who has rented in downtown Tijuana for four decades. When ...

September 7, 2020
Baja not stopping its sports

That boy thinks he's fighting an octopus," said a spectator watching the fight in the stands seconds after 16-year-old Ashton Sylve punched Juan Magallanes in his gut dropping him to the mat. The ref counts: ...

People wait up to 13 hours to cross from Mexico

Waiting times like last Monday at the Tijuana-San Ysidro border had never been seen before, up to 12 hours to get through the line to cross into the U.S. This is the consequence of new ...

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