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A Crossing Reopened / by Maria Hinojosa | July 12, 2013

A Crossing Reopened

The Mexican village of Boquillas celebrates the re-opening of a border crossing that had been sealed since 9/11. Lorne Matalon reports in partnership with the Fronteras: Changing America Desk, a public radio collaboration in the southwest focusing on the border, immigration and changing demographics.

Image Courtesy of Lorne Matalon, Fronteras: Changing America Desk

Lorne Matalon is a contributing reporter at Fronteras a consortium of NPR member stations in the Southwest examining demographics, economy and culture on the US-Mexico border. Based in Mexico City for three years as a correspondent for The World, co-produced by the BBC World Service and WGBH Boston, he also reports on border issues at NPR station KRTS, Marfa Public Radio in Marfa, Texas.

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