Ciudad Juárez

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Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg: Mohammad Dahlan, the former leader of the Gaza division of Palestinian group Fatah, has filed a case against Facebook Ireland.

The most damning and deliberately evocative line in this week’s UK parliamentary committee evisceration of Facebook’s business model and behaviour was(...)

Activists at the gate near the border crossing fence at the Tornillo Port of Entry near El Paso, Texas,  during a protest rally by several American mayors against the US administration’s family separation policy. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Seen from above, El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico are a single city. Only on the ground can you see it split by a tall fence – a “wall”, if y(...)

Soldiers  patrol the area where nine  people were killed in a house while  watching a soccer game on TV in Monterrey, Mexico, early today. Photograph: Julio Cesar  Aguilar/AFP/Getty Images

At least 25 people were murdered in Mexico this weekend, according to officials and local media, including nine men who were executed at a house party(...)

While he may not be well known for the optimism of his work, there is usually a redemptive core to Maguire’s projects.

War Changes its Address: The Aleppo Paintings Brian Maguire. Irish Museum of Modern Art, Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin; Until May 6th; imma.ie B(...)

Gabriela Minjares, Araly Castanon  and Luz del Carmen Sosa are all members of the Ciudad Juarez Journalists’ Network. Photograph: Stephen Starr

When Gabriela Minjares leaves her desk at the El Diario newspaper every afternoon, the fear of being targeted forces her to vary her route home. “Thr(...)

A sign above the entrance to the Casa Del Migrante –  “House of Migrants” – on the outskirts of Ciudad Juarez reads “Welcome brother and sister migrants”. Photograph: Stephen Starr

For decades, the US has been the promised land and a refuge for people fleeing poverty and violence across South and Central America. But with a recor(...)

José Alfredo, who was deported from the US in 1999, points across the border from Mexico to where his mother and sister live in the US. Photograph: Stephen Starr

José Alfredo stares northwards across a broad valley, over the border that separates the dirt-poor suburb of Puerto de Anapra in Mexico from Sunland P(...)

“He presses it down and black water pours out of it and dribbles down his face”

It’s, like, so random seeing my old man without hair. Even though he hasn’t actually had hair since he was in his 20s, I got kind of used to seeing hi(...)

Welcome to Marfa, Texas: “So, they’re all thinking, what’s a billionaire from New York City doing interfering with here?” Photograph: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Early last Wednesday morning, the pedestrian bridge joining the American city of El Paso to the Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez had that recognisable st(...)

The old man rings me up the other night and he storts banging on Meryl Streep’s movies to me – critiquing her acting.

So the old man rang me earlier this week and he said, like, the weirdest thing? He went: “I had a taco for the first time tonight, Ross, and I didn’t (...)

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