Tag Archives: Tijuana

Mexican Cuisine Along the U.S.-Mexico Border

The epitome of misconception and ignorance with Mexican culture lies within the preconceived ideas of what Mexican cuisine truly is. America provides us with chains like Taco Bell to give us a taste of what this culture can provide. But is Mexican food really tacos, burritos, and enchiladas? I’m here to tell you that is […]



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Mi Amor- A Man’s Journey in Tijuana

Mi Amor is a series of letters a man named Mateo sends back to his wife in the States after being deported into Tijuana. These letters document the people he encounters, the conditions he has to live in, and ultimately the emotional and psychological strain he goes through. Here is one of his letters: Mi […]



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Border Story

This is a story about a 16 year old boy discussing his life in the colonia‚Äôs of Tijuana, Mexico. First off his father is almost always working in the United States. The father only comes home every once in a while and does not stay for more than a week. Although he sends money back […]



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