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- Borderlands. Updike, William A. // National Parks;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 75 Issue 1/2, p46
Recounts the border conflicts between Texas and Mexico which was settled by the signing of the Chamizal Treaty of 1963. How park staff at Chamizal National Memorial celebrated the event.
- Texas-Chihuahua. Morris, Roger // New Republic;10/22/77, Vol. 177 Issue 17, p12
Describes economic and political crises in the Texas-Chihuahua, Mexico border. Growth of the number of immigrants in the border; Basis of the force and logic of the crisis; Implication of the situation for the administration of U.S. President James Earl Carter; Report that sons and daughters of...
- Defining the United States-Mexico Border and Immigration from 1910-1920: Geographical, Cultural, Economic, and Political Communities. Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica // Journal of South Texas;Spring2009, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p67
There are numerous reasons why people believe they belong to or should have access to a particular place. Sometimes these beliefs conflict with the decisions made by their government. The governments of the United States and Mexico considered their national borders set at the Rio Grande River ,...
- Border Cities Face Tighter Security, Lighter Pocketbooks. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;10/16/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31244, p35
Reports the tightening of security measures along the Texas-Mexico border after the September 11 terrorist attacks. Observation on the danger of tax bonds in the region; Use of biometric cards for Mexican nationals; Economic evaluation of the areas near the border.
- Voicing resistance on the border: A reading of Americo Paredes's George Washington Gomez. Perez, Hector // MELUS;Spring98, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p27
Presents information on the novel `George Washington Gomez,' by Americo Paredes which reveals the cultural disputes along the Texas-Mexico border. Plot development and stylistics of the novel; Information on the Texas-Mexico border; Studies on the work of Paredes.
- Community guards its goodness in midst of horror. Seifert, Michael // National Catholic Reporter;7/4/2003, Vol. 39 Issue 33, p19
Comments on the prevalence of violence in the border of Texas and Mexico. Disappearance and murder of women between the ages of 14 and 22; Personal encounters with the family of the murder victims; Role of Christian communities in solving the problem.
- Geographic Disparities in Diabetes-Related Amputations -- Texas-Mexico Border, 2003. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;11/24/2006, Vol. 55 Issue 46, p1251
The article focuses on the calculation of rates in both the general population and among persons with diabetes, for diabetes-related lower extremity amputation (LEA) in border and nonborder counties to determine whether diabetes-related (LEA) rates are higher near the Texas-Mexico border. The...
- Crossed up. Burka, Paul // Texas Monthly;May95, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p216
Probes into the reasons behind the closing of Big Bend, the border crossing from Texas' national park to the Mexican village of Boquillas, for three days in April 1995.
- Why Eastern Europeans are drawn to Sonora Desert. Carlile, William H. // Christian Science Monitor;10/4/96, Vol. 88 Issue 218, p3
Reports that a unique grass-roots program on the Arizona-Mexico border, is attracting the attention of officials in Eastern Europe. Reason officials from Poland, Germany and Czech Republic will visit the Arizona-Sonora Visioning Plan; Problems Europeans are having along their borders; Views of...