Live in U.S., work in Mexico Border reporter for the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Tijuana Innovadora seeks cross-border audience — A film director, a composer of video game music, a water management expert, and the head of Mexico's largest university are among the speakers confirmed for next month's Tijuana Innovadora Conference. Held every other year since 2010, the event aims to highlight Tijuana's potential and strengthen ties with San Diego.

Tijuana-San Diego drug tunnel found — U.S. and Mexican authorities on Thursday confirmed the existence of a clandestine cross-border tunnel between Tijuana and San Diego. The tunnel's entrance was found near Tijuana's A.L. Rodríguez International Airport, said a source with Baja California's Public Safety Secretariat.

'RiseUp AS ONE' concert bridges U.S.-Mexico border — Their voices rising in English and Spanish, an all-star cast of performers called for building bridges - not walls - during a Saturday concert in San Diego by the U.S. border.

Uruguay's ex-president delivers message for Tijuana — The crowd of 7,000 gathered at Tijuana's Gasmart baseball stadium on Wednesday night would have been a dream come true for most politicians. But José "Pepe" Mujica wasn't looking for votes. The 81-year-old former president of Uruguay and one-time urban guerrilla fighter was in town to offer a message about social justice, forgiveness and reverence for life.

Resources, coordination needed to help Haitians in Tijuana — Baja California's shelters need more space to help meet the needs of an unprecedented number of Haitian migrants trying to enter the United States, an official with the International Organization for Migration said Tuesday. "Some shelters are overflowing," said Christopher Gascon, the group's top official in Mexico, speaking to reporters from the offices of Mexico's National Migration Institute.

Uruguay's former president comes to Tijuana — José "Pepe" Mujica, the 81-year-old former president of Uruguay, is arriving in Tijuana for a brief visit this week, hosted by members of a citizens coalition aspiring to change the way politics are conducted in the city. Organizers are hoping that Mujica's presence will spur dialogue among leaders of various sectors, from political parties to religious groups to civic organizations.

Homicidios aumentan en Tijuana, una ciudad amenazada por años de violencia — Más de 350 estudiantes de secundaria estaban en clase en esta cruda sección de Tijuana, habitada por gente de clase trabajadora, cuando se oyeron disparos al otro lado de la escuela. Cuando todo había terminado, los asaltantes habían huido y dos personas yacían muertas: el propietario de una pequeña empresa de jugo Clamato y de un lavadero de coches, y un cliente, de 17 años de edad.

A call to help Haitians in Tijuana — The National City-based International Community Foundation is raising funds to provide food and shelter to Haitians who have come to Tijuana in hopes of entering the United States. The foundation aims to raise about $300,000 to help meet their needs.

Tijuana's Entijuanarte festival celebrates culture — Brace for crowds in Tijuana's Río Zone this weekend as the city's Cultural Center (CECUT) hosts the largest independent arts festival in northwest Mexico. Entijuanarte's packed program includes music, theater, dance, cinema, art and literature, with events taking place Friday through Sunday. Organizers expect more than 80,000 people to attend the three-day festival, now in its 12th year.

Tijuana killings rise in a city haunted by violence of years past — School was in session for 350 junior high school students in a gritty working class section of Tijuana on a recent afternoon when shots rang out next door. By the time it was over, the assailants had fled and two people were dead: the owner of a small Clamato and car wash business and a 17-year-old customer.
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Oct 22, 2016

Changes at San Ysidro will affect those who make a living feeding border crossers, reports @there_she_goz via @NPR: 

Oct 20, 2016

Correction, it's five tons, not 5,000 tons. That would be an awful lot of marijuana!!!! 

Oct 19, 2016

@Fusion Why is this not on your website? It's a cool piece.

Oct 18, 2016

As U.S. Watches Mexico, Traffickers Slip In From Canada 

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