Latest Ciudad Juarez Stories

2014-05-01 23:09:14

GrinOn’s proprietary Bottoms Up Dispensing System®, the fastest dispensing system in the world, begins their international expansion by partnering with The Beer Connection in Mexico.

2011-02-21 14:25:00

State legislators in Chihuahua, Mexico said Sunday that they have asked Federal authorities to ban a shoot-em-up video game called "Call of Juarez: The Cartel".

2010-10-17 09:15:00

Ciudad Juarez, the notorious Mexican border city at the heart of a wave of brutal drug violence, is home to thousands of drug addicts, and the number continues to climb.

2010-08-02 16:00:31

A team of researchers from the University of California San Diego and Mexico has found that even a modest behavioral intervention program averaging just 35 minutes can measurably reduce the incidence of HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among female sex workers in the U.S.-Mexico border region – and that the program succeeds at comparatively little expense.

2009-04-11 08:00:00

The warring drug cartels along Mexico’s border region have begun spreading their violence from the streets to the internet, as drug bosses post brags, threats and gruesome videos to chat rooms and websites.

2009-03-27 23:09:00

MEXICO CITY, March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, rock legend Peter Gabriel, actor Diego Luna, Jaguares' Saul Hernandez, and Patricia Cervantes, the mother of Neyra Cervantes, who was disappeared and murdered in 2003, met with President Felipe Calderon to urge him to increase his efforts to end the violence and murders of women in Ciudad Juarez and Chihuahua. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090327/DC89763-a ) (Logo:...

2009-02-22 23:48:33

One-third of El Paso, Texas, residents cross the Texas-Mexico border to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, for medication and healthcare services, researchers said. Researchers at The University of Texas School of Public Health El Paso Regional campus found cross-border medication shopping and medical attention can present health dangers -- including medications laced with toxic substances that are banned in the U.S.

2008-09-18 06:00:31

By Lisa Bornstein It's a reality of the world that girls go missing. In that regard, Ciudad Juarez is more real than most places. The Mexican border town facing El Paso became the home to maquiladoras, or factories, of U.S. companies after NAFTA opened the door.

2006-05-17 13:31:51

By Lorraine Orlandi MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Six years after Mexican President Vicente Fox set in motion ambitious plans to end rampant rights abuse, he has barely dented chronic problems like police torture and impunity for once powerful leaders, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday.

2006-03-22 13:39:38

By Alistair Bell CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (Reuters) - Unlike other Latin American leftists who have become globe-trotting stars, Mexico's presidential front-runner has little interest in foreign affairs, preferring the intricacies of creating local jobs to international treaties.

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.