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The stories behind the stories, plus observations from living and reporting in the Southwest. This blog is written by the reporters and editors of the Fronteras Desk.

It was a historic election season in Mexico. Here's an update on a race we followed during our series "The Border and the Mexican Ballot."
July 18, 2012
If there is to be a true and honest investigation—which may be too much to ask for—of the presidential results in Mexico, it needs to start with the allegations that people were denied their right to vote.
July 17, 2012
A couple days before the presidential election in Mexico, I spent a day in Ciudad Juárez talking to ordinary people about voting.
July 17, 2012
What’s that smell after a rain in the desert? Growing up in Phoenix, I remember that distinct aroma after a summer storm.
July 16, 2012
Somewhere in a FBI evidence room is a single bullet, identified as Q6. It's the bullet used to kill Border Patrol agent Brian Terry in December 2010.
July 16, 2012
My new Arizona driver's license symbolizes much more than permission to drive. But what does it take to get one?
July 16, 2012
Covering the border and immigration, as we so often do here on the Fronteras: The Changing America Desk, we are frequently confronted with the question: What do we call a person who has entered the country without proper documentation?
June 20, 2012


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