All posts tagged "border report"

  • We’re in this together Reports Peg Bowden from a Mexican Vacation Spot: Puerto Penasco

    I took a little trip this past week to Puerto Penasco, Sonora, a quaint fishing village about a 4-hour drive from our ranch in Southern Arizona. Puerto Penasco is known for its shrimp, which grow in...

    • Posted November 19, 2011
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  • Baby It’s Cold Outside: Especially Walking in the Sonoran Desert in Sandals

    I woke up last night to a surprise cold snap in the desert. The frost was indeed on the pumpkin, and it was 28 degrees this morning. My thoughts are with the migrants traveling by moonlight in...

    • Posted November 13, 2011
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  • I’ll Be Home For Christmas. Maybe

    Putting a face to the border crossings between Arizona and Mexico. Our reporter, Peg Bowden, in her blog,, tells it like it is.

    • Posted November 10, 2011
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  • Dia de los Muertos

    Our Samaritan group stops first at the comedor where we see 100 or more migrants lined up for breakfast. I meet “Alberto”, age 12 days. His proud Papa holds him up for me to see. Alberto’s madre...

    • Posted November 6, 2011
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  • Fashionistas at the comedor: Life is good

    Friends and neighbors have been generous in their donations to the comedor with clothes, shoes, backpacks, hats—things that migrant travelers need. I smile when I sort through the high quality jackets, shirts and pants. We’re talking Land’s...

    • Posted November 1, 2011
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  • Feeding the Hungry At the Arizona Mexican Border

    Caring for the least of these, the nuns at the clinica in Nogales feed a burn victim. Border Report's Margarita Angel lifts the veil on the little Christian outpost where migrants can be fed, clothed,...

    • Posted October 26, 2011
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  • Cool Clear Water in the Desert

    Brave Samaritans drop water in the Arizona desert to slake the thirst of desperate migrants crossing the Sonoran desert in search of work in the food industry in the United States.

    • Posted October 23, 2011
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