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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.

After four years, Forbes Magazine removed Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán from its list of the world's most powerful men.
March 04, 2013
Ultrarunning — any race longer than the marathon distance of 26.2 miles — is a global sport, but several of the most popular races take place in the Western United States.
March 04, 2013
An immigration judge in Miami is deciding if the former Minister of Defense for El Salvador can be deported from the U.S. on the grounds that he violated human rights in his home country.
March 02, 2013
One of my favorite things about being a reporter is discovering the unexpected.
March 01, 2013
Everyone wants a part of any immigration reform bill. Here are a few proposed inclusions you may not have heard of.
February 28, 2013
Criminal prosecutions of employment-related identity theft continue in Maricopa County, including down the street.
February 21, 2013
A SENTRI pass allows the frequent border crosser an expedited crossing. But the process to apply may be more trouble than it's worth.
February 20, 2013
When I'm working on a story about crime or unemployment or suicide on the reservation, it's challenging to explain in four minutes or less the complex history and the systemic issues tribes have dealt with for generations.
February 20, 2013
Someone has placed a $47,000 (600,000 peso) bounty on the head of the organizer of an anonymously controlled Facebook page that posts narco-gossip about the state of Tamaulipas.
February 14, 2013
The power of the written word helped bring an Iraqi family safely to the U.S.
February 14, 2013


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