Mexico USA Borderlands

Photo: Votive (Some rights reserved) EssayWe need a better understanding of where the United States and Mexico meet. We are standing at the front door of one another’s country. This year look for an expansion on Planeta.com of regional coverage. There will be much-needed updates to the national parks and borderland jewels Big Bend National …

Mexico USA Borderlands Links

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library (some rights reserved) What would locals like others know about the Mexico/USA Borderlands? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThe Biden administration is ending a controversial border policyScoop: Ukrainians flock to U.S.-Mexico borderBorder Report: A Renewed Push for Cross-Border Transit – Voice of San DiegoThreats from QAnon conspiracists have …

Border Wall

Photo: Ron Mader, Nogales, 2014 (Some rights reserved) For all of the talk of a supersized wall on the USA/Mexico border, few people from either country have visited the region. The wall is the source of stories – cultural, environmental, political, financial, and the list goes on. On this page we curate some of the …

Border Security

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Border Security = measures taken by governments to monitor and regulate the movement of people, animals, and goods across land, air, and maritime borders HeadlinesA glossary of the border debate – NYTDefining border security – Politico Elsewhere on the WebBorder security – DHS (USA) WikipediaBorder control Planeta

Nogales, Arizona and Sonora

Photo Spotlight on the border cities of Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Sonora Headlines‘It’s not the same’: How Trump and Covid devastated an Arizona border town – Guardian Google Maps Arizonanogalesaz.gov https://www.youtube.com/user/CityofNogalesArizona http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g31292-Nogales_Arizona-Vacations.html Newsnogalesinternational.com – @nogalesnews Hotelshotelfraymarcos.com Baseballhttps://www.mexicanbaseballfiesta.comhttps://www.facebook.com/[email protected] Baseball Fiesta set to return to Nogales WikipediaNogales, SonoraNogales, Arizona Planeta.com

Border Community Alliance

Elsewhere on the Web Border Community Alliance – bordercommunityalliance.org – fosters community through education, collaboration and cultural exchange in the borderlands region of Southern Arizona and Northern Sonora, Mexico. “We are inspired to share with the public the good news of civil society in the international borderlands region.” Key [email protected] Recommended ListeningConversations without borders – …

Borders

Photo: Ken Lund Border = a line separating two political or geographical areas Elsewhere on the Webwoborders.blog Videoshttps://youtu.be/r5Ps1TZXAN8 Embedded Tweetshttps://twitter.com/StationCDRKelly/status/1243186039612637185 Planeta.com

Poisoned Cities, Deadly Border

Poster Recommended Reading: Poisoned Cities, Deadly Border Part 1: Along the U.S.-Mexico border, in an area called Mexicali, the air is killing people. Part 2: This is how a river along the U.S.-Mexico border became a toxic waste dumping ground. Part 3: This city’s factories make stuff Americans buy. But its people pay a heavy …