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The 1991 Eclipse In Mexico: 2 Oregon Writers Share Their Stories

OPB | Aug. 12, 2017 3:31 a.m. | Portland

Two writers share stories based on watching the 1991 solar eclipse in Mexico.

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Washington Governor To Meet Canadian PM, Then Depart On Trade Mission To Mexico

Northwest News Network | May 18, 2017 7:15 a.m.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee will spend the next few days focused on trade with Canada and Mexico. Thursday he will meet in Seattle with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. After that Inslee leaves on a trade mission to Mexico.

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Luis Alfaro's Medea Takes On The Mexican Immigrant Experience

OPB | May 12, 2017 9:17 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

“Mojada: A Medea In Los Angeles” recasts Euripides’ classic tale through the lens of Mexican immigrants’ experience.

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Mexico Worries That A New Border Wall Will Worsen Flooding

NPR | April 25, 2017 10:29 a.m.

The 1970 Boundary Treaty requires U.S. and Mexican officials on the International Boundary and Water Commission be in agreement before building structures that might affect the flow of the Rio Grande.

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On Both Sides Of The Mexican Border, Fear Grows For Migrants

NPR | March 12, 2017 7 a.m.

Officials say President Trump's tough stance has led to fewer apprehensions at the border. But amid heightened threats of family separation and terrorization, some think the journey is still worth the risks.

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Colorado Church Offers Immigrant Sanctuary From Deportation

NPR | Feb. 16, 2017 6:07 a.m.

Churches across the country are preparing to offer shelter and protection to immigrants in the country illegally. That sets up a conflict between Trump's policies on immigration and religious freedom.

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At Least 29 Killed In Mexico City Fireworks Market Explosion

AP | Dec. 20, 2016 3:55 p.m.

A powerful chain-reaction explosion ripped through Mexico's best-known fireworks market on the northern outskirts of the capital Tuesday, killing at least 29 people, injuring scores more and sending a huge plume of charcoal-gray smoke billowing into the sky.


Planned Intel Job Cuts Create Uncertainty In New Mexico City

AP | April 25, 2016 12:11 p.m.

The giant chipmaker is expected to unveil details this week that could determine the future of the company's plant north of Albuquerque in the city of Rio Rancho.

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Chris Arellano: In Oregon A Teacher, In New Mexico A Star

KLCC | April 2, 2016 12:34 p.m.

While a well-regarded teacher and guitarist, Chris Arellano is not a household name in Oregon, but in New Mexico he can pack a concert hall.

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Northwest Residents Wait Out Hurricane Patricia In Mexico

AP | Oct. 23, 2015 1:39 p.m.

Hundreds of people are hunkered down in Puerto Vallarta as rain from Hurricane Patricia begins to pound the roof. Some are from Oregon and Washington.

Books | Arts

'You Say Latino' Comic Spells It Out

OPB | Aug. 25, 2015 7:29 p.m.

Portland comics artist Terry Blas publishes a mini-comic called "You Say Latino," that takes on racial, national and linguistic identity with an artistic flare.  

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Oregon Immigration Activists Plan Vigil, Await Border Crossing

OPB | March 10, 2014 6:28 p.m.

A group of activists from Oregon continues to wait for a deported immigrant to cross the U.S.-Mexico border during a demonstration in support of immigration reform.

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7 Oregon Activists In California To Help With Immigration Protest

OPB | March 7, 2014 1:11 p.m.

Seven Oregon immigration activists are in California where they are taking part in a two-day demonstration at the Mexican border.