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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 […]

Las Playas, Tijuana

Las Playas, Tijuana: La Ciudad Mas Limpia Es La Que Menos Se Ensucia

[Editor’s Note: This was Las Playas, Tijuana on March 2, 2017. I went here to see how the 140 million gallons of Tijuana Sewage dumped into the river & oceans had impacted this area. Indeed, a foul odor wafted throughout the beach, although beach-goers and even some fishermen were undeterred.]

San Ysidro Port of Entry

Agents Behaving Badly

By Doug Porter / San Diego Free Press In a meeting with corporate executives on February 23rd, President Donald Trump took time out to extol the virtues of his administration’s immigration policies, saying his effort to ramp up deportations is a “military operation” aimed at ridding the U.S. of “really bad dudes.”   The reality […]

San Ysidro Port of Entry

The San Diego-Tijuana Border Under Siege? Donald Trump’s Executive Order

I’m back with your weekly North of the Fence: a summary of news covering the South Bay, San Diego (which includes San Ysidro, Otay Mesa, Imperial Beach, Chula Vista and National City). In sum: What isn’t happening at the border this week? President Donald Trump signed “orders Wednesday to start construction of a border wall, expand authority to […]

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