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With 1.6 million residents, Tijuana is a dynamic city with a fascinating artist scene and gourmet food. Although not comprehensive, this section is for those who’d like to dip into this amazing city.

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Mexico’s Non-Nuclear Pact

Did you know that Mexico has a non-nuclear pact with Latin American countries that has been in effect since 1967? Last November, Las Playas in Tijuana received a new commemoration that notes this fact. The plaque reads: “Here in Tijuana, the most northwestern municipality of all Latin America, begins the Nuclear Free Zone of Latin […]

Deported Veterans

Bill to Aid Deported Veterans

[Editor’s Note: Remember my article about Hector Barajas, the Deported Veteran? Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez is now addressing the issue in Sacramento. Here is her latest press release.] Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher Bill to Aid Deported Veterans Advances AB 386 Creates Legal Aide Fund for Veterans Seeking to Return to United States Sacramento—(Tuesday, March 14, 2017)— California […]

Pasaje Rodriguez

Pasaje Rodriguez

You can like it on Facebook to get up-to-date details. You can read about it in the San Diego Reader, San Diego Red, the San Diego Union Tribune, or Revisit Travesias. This alleyway has witnessed an exciting re-vitalization in the last two years. Located off the famed Avenida Revolucion in Tijuana, you’ll stroll down gorgeous murals, visit art galleries, roam a […]

Casa del Tunel (Photo courtesy of Mimi Pollack)

Makeda “Dread” Cheatom: Nurturing Immigrant Art and Giving Back

By Mimi Pollack Makeda “Dread” Cheatom believes the world would be a better place if people took the time to learn about and respect other cultures. She believes there would be less prejudice and a greater understanding among people. Learning about different cultures and promoting unity in diversity have been lifelong passions for her. Makeda […]

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