It was not until our pilot grabbed the Cessna 172 by the propeller and pulled it to the gas pump at the tiny airfield that I started to get nervous about flying low along the US-Mexico border wall.
TIJUANA— When I arrived in Tijuana last week for the Fusion and Univision RiseUp As One border concert, I anticipated a solid two-hour wait to cross the border into San Diego.
SAN DIEGO—Movement artist Lil Buck has performed all over the world, but this weekend he brought his creativity to a location that’s been dominating news headlines lately: he presented his Memphis-style jooking moves just a few feet away from the U.S.-Mexico border.
Today, on the border here in San Diego just across from Tijuana, Univision and Fusion put on a massive concert for unity, featuring Andra Day, Juanes, Tigres del Norte, and many more. In a 2016 that’s seen rhetoric ranging from the merely divisive to the outright racist, we gathered here today to remind ourselves that…
SAN DIEGO—RiseUp AS ONE is a concert to celebrate music, diversity and unity on the U.S.-Mexico border.
SAN DIEGO—Music knows no borders. That’ll be especially true on Saturday afternoon, when Univision and Fusion Media Group will host RiseUp AS ONE, a concert to celebrate music, diversity and unity on the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego, California.
TSAWWASSEN, Canada—On a sunny afternoon last month, Larry Hoff knelt down to tend to his backyard vegetable garden. But he was careful where he walked: The invisible line separating the U.S. and Canada happens to run right through his pepper plants.
MEXICALI, Mexico—Mexicali has all the obvious signs of being a border town: roads pointing the way to the United States, car after car lined up at crossing points from early morning through the blistering hot day and well into the night—currency exchange places dog-earing every corner.
You can tell a lot about a place just by swiping through Tinder. In the Mexican border town of Tijuana, you’ll quickly cycle past profiles in both English and Spanish, potentially matching with someone who lives in a different country even though they are just in San Diego, 20 miles away. Miguel the 28-year-old…
TIJUANA, Mexico — A local food stand in downtown Tijuana formerly known for its quesadillas and delicious ranchero-style steaks has recently switched to an all Haitian-fare menu to give the growing group of stranded Caribbean immigrants a taste of home in Mexico.
On October 15, Univision and Fusion Media Group will host RiseUp AS ONE, where artists and influencers will gather at the San Diego border for a concert celebrating inclusiveness, diversity, and global unity. This content is part of a series in connection with RiseUP AS One, supported by funding from Sprint, and…
One of Mexico’s most famous architects is taking a conceptual approach to border development, imagining a future much different than Donald Trump’s dystopian walled-off border ghetto.
MEXICO CITY—Mother should I run for president? Mother should I trust the government?… Mother should I build the wall?, sang the 200,000 Pink Floyd fans who attended the free Roger Waters concert at Mexico City’s Zocalo plaza on Saturday night.
“In this war, there were neither winners nor losers,” said Timochenko, one of the leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, after a peace deal was announced this summer between FARC and the Colombian government.
MEXICO CITY— “You want to go to Mexico or some other country? Good luck,” Donald Trump told U.S. manufacturing companies during Monday night's presidential debate against Hillary Clinton.
Mercedez Holtry is a 22-year-old latina college student who rose to internet fame a few months ago for her performance of a spoken word poem bashing Donald Trump.
What’s wrong with the white working class? They’re racists, for one thing, economically frustrated, and now channeling their frustration through the erratic megaphone of billionaire Donald Trump. At least that is the diagnosis of the liberal punditry, most of whom live a few economic strata north of the working class…
WEST TEXAS—Fifty miles north of the Mexican border, along a two-lane highway that leads to the artsy enclave of Marfa, stands a squat building with the words "U.S. Border Patrol" painted in green on its façade.
It’s sunny and dusty and hot on this nearly-barren strip of land to the south of San Diego. From the top of every little incline here you can see thousands of houses on Tijuana’s hillsides, and an enormous Mexican flag waving in the wind. If it weren’t for the 20-foot-tall wall made of rusted metal and concrete…
We found my mother’s childhood home, a duplex in the Santo Suarez neighborhood of Havana, intact and in good shape, at least from the outside. I never expected to see it—and I don’t think my mami ever did, either. Our trip was 55 years in the making. I dreamed about visiting Cuba my entire childhood and mostly…