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Border Youth Heal the Land and Culture

Border Youth Heal the Land and Culture

Frontera NorteSur (LL Editor’s Note: The following story was published July 31) Valerie Hernandez and Jailin Escobedo kneel on the weedy ground, pulling up pesky plants so a clump of tomatoes will have breathing space. A light but steady rain falls on this parched land, seeming at last to herald the start of the summer


Providing valuable support to Ventura County’s growing Mixteco community

By Frank X. Moraga Amigos805 Just suppose you were dropped into a country where you couldn’t speak the language, couldn’t read the local newspaper, read signs at local supermarket or even read the public bus transportation schedule. And just suppose that those offering you and your family members some help speak yet another language, one


Latina Executives Join In To Raise Funds For Domestic Violence Victims In one of the few all-women golf tournaments in the state, more than 100 golfers hit the links last week to show their support for domestic violence survivors and the programs that assist them. Together, golfers and sponsors brought in $33,000 during the event. Proceeds will be divided evenly between Community Renewal Team and


Grassroots Rios Online Radio to promote El Paso music talent

By Nancy Lorain Watters Borderzine EL PASO — Beer bottles clink in the hands of burly men as ACDC pounds on the speakers. Under the sound of televisions playing football games, a faint chatter can be heard on the second floor of the Pershing Inn bar—“Welcome to Rios Online Radio…” Since January 2013, Joseph Brooks