Near its western end, the US-Mexico border cuts through a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. A high fence splits this place into two. In Tijuana, it’s a paved city plaza behind the bullring. On the American side, it’s a no man’s land patrolled by border guards. But on weekends, it becomes a place where families separated by immigration status can come to spend time together, albeit on opposite sides of a fence.
Musicians in Tijuana are speaking out about violence, corruption and Mexico’s incoming president. Valerie Hamilton talked to Tijuana’s Los Macuanos about the political party on the dance floor.
Brawley’s proximity to Mexico and Mexican Winter League baseball has given some Brawley kids a path to the major leagues.