"Chicano writers from El Paso are the most progressive, open-minded, far-reaching, and inclusive writers of them all."

Octavio Romano

Friday, July 24, 2009

Justice in the Rough As a border town becomes a murder capital, Mexico pushes for dramatic rule-of-law changes

http://www.abajournal.com/magazine/justice_in_the_rough

Justice in the Rough

As a border town becomes a murder capital, Mexico pushes for dramatic rule-of-law changes

July 2009 Issue

By Allen Pusey

In the early morning hours of May 17, 2008, Willy Moya had just closed the V-Bar, one of several popular nightspots he owned in the Pronaf section of Ciudad Juarez, when a couple of friends wandered in and told him they were hungry. Moya decided he could use a bite, so he offered to send one of his bodyguards out for pizza.


http://www.abajournal.com/magazine/justice_in_the_rough

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Cabin for Rent in Ruidoso New Mexico - Perfect for Family Vacations or Writer Seclusion

Cabin for Rent near Ruidoso in the beautiful Sacramento Mountains of Southern New Mexico. Perfect for family gathering, writers retreats, writer seclusion, and ski/snow trips.

Sleeps ten comfortably. Kitchen. Dinning room. Living room. Loft. Three outside decks. Easy access when snowed. 10min from town. 20 from Ski Apache. 20 min from Inn of the Mountain Gods Inn and Casino.

Estimated Driving Time:
El Paso: 2 1/2, TX
Las Cruces, NM: 2 hrs from
Albuquerque: 3 hrs
Lubbock, TX 4 hr 20 min
Odessa, TX: 4 1/2 hrs

Weekly and monthly discounted rates; weekend; and holiday rates available. For holidays (New Years, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Mem Day, MLK, Labor Day), a reservation of 6 mo in advance recommended.

Info. and reservations (915) 591-4108