Tag: border

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Kidnapped at the Border

Kidnappers in Mexico have changed their business model from retail to wholesale—instead of extorting a handful of rich families, they are targeting thousands of undocumented migrants.

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Going It Alone

Elias Pompa is the lone deputy in one of the poorest counties in Texas. He is also at the center of the U.S. border crisis.

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Ghosts of the Rio Grande

On the hundreds of corpses that go unindentified every year along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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The End of Borders and the Future of Books

The demise of America’s favorite mega-bookstore and the factors beyond the e-book boom that fueled the book retail meltdown.

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Life on the Line

The intertwined destinies of El Paso and Ciudad Juárez.