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The Toxic Border
Researchers ponder increasing birth defects in the Valley.
"...and environmentalists blame pollution from the factories known as maquiladoras operating along Texas' border with Mexico. Heavy pesticide use..."

Nov. 9, 2001 News Feature by Dan Oko

Bicycles for Justice
Austin collective builds bikes to donate to others
"...organize the first independent union in Ciudad Acuña's infamous maquiladoras...."

March 16, 2012 News Feature by Ramon Martinez

The Anthropology of Femicide in Juarez
Cecilia Balli talked to a UT audience about the ongoing murder problem in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
"...far higher rate than women, the murders of these maquiladoras, – or assembly plant workers – while garnering some..."

March 3, 2008 News Post by Matt Martinez

Postscripts
Maya Angelou at UT
"...participate. Free tickets are available at campus UTTM outlets. Maquiladoras Examined..."

April 11, 1997 Books Column by Lee Nichols

Naked City
"...Mika, director of the Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras, one of the four groups that filed the complaint...."

April 28, 1995 News Feature

Ground Floor Theatre's There and Back
This new play by Raul Garza lets us spend a lifetime with an immigrant and all the decisions she makes
"...of the Forties and Fifties, the expansion of border maquiladoras in the Sixties and Seventies, the Reagan administration's amnesty..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Voice for the Missing Women
Cohen New Works Festival: 'The Women of Juárez' reviewed
"...unknown, but many of the victims work in these maquiladoras, which provide little in the way of protection for..."

March 26, 2013 Arts Post by Jillian Owens

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar for June 23-30
"...de la Frontera, which works with workers in Mexican maquiladoras. 7-9:30pm. Friends Meeting of Austin, 3701 E. MLK, 474-2399...."

June 24, 2011 News Column

ID Law Affects All Americans
"...by NAFTA, for better wages than paid by the maquiladoras, which took a great many manufacturing jobs away from..."

May 17, 2010 Postmarks

Point Austin: Charlie Wilson's Chair
When the legend becomes fact, endow the legend
"...in hydrocarbons, perhaps international armament sales, or just miscellaneous maquiladoras – willing to under­write scholarships funded in these names..."

Sept. 19, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Happenings
March 20-27
"...WORKERS SPEAK OUT Join Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras' Martha Ojeda for a talk on abuses of the..."

March 21, 2008 News Feature

Cross-Border Craziness
Judge says feds can take Eagle Pass land for fence, and more
"...thanks mostly to an increased number of factories, or maquiladoras, and vehicle traffic, especially from big rigs loaded with..."

Jan. 25, 2008 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

On the Edge: The Femicide in Ciudad Juárez
Operating with limited resources, Steev Hise interviews mothers, activists, scholars, and writers to paint the portrait of a city in a state of severe crisis
"...women (ages 15 to 25), students, and employees at maquiladoras (assembly plants that manufacture finished goods for export to..."

Oct. 6, 2006 Screens Review by Toddy Burton

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...speak about her organization, Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras, on Friday, March 10, at 8pm. The Coalition is..."

March 10, 2006 News Feature

Action for Immigrants
"...year to border cities, where American citizens meet with maquiladoras workers. Through its Latin America & Caribbean Public Education..."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Feature

La Raza: Waking the Sleeping Giant?
The National Council of La Raza looks to raise the U.S. Latino profile.
"...which took place much more quietly. Yet considering NAFTA's maquiladoras, the U.S. border job-drain, the desperate poverty in regions..."

July 18, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
"...activists will be honored for their organizing efforts at maquiladoras in the Rio Grande Valley, as well as Krueger's..."

Oct. 26, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Postmarks
The Balcones Situation argued, "Zionism" attributed, and some retaliatory kudos for DAILY TEXAN comics.
"...employ and abuse thousands of Mexican workers in the maquiladoras in the so-called free trade zone at the border,..."

April 20, 2001 Column

Cinema of the Americas
A Festival of Latino Films Showcases New Visions of an Old and Resurging Culture
"...opposition to birth control, meager wages earned in horrid maquiladoras. The problem for emerging directors who study the issues..."

April 13, 2001 Screens Feature by David Garza

Lobbying for Little People
A Profile of Austin's Center for Public Policy Priorities
"...the center is the Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras, a San Antonio-based group founded by Benedictine nun Susan..."

Feb. 2, 2001 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Rock en Tijuana
The border city of Tijuana gives birth to the bastard genre of Norteño and Electronica, Nortec.
"...chaotic border town of three million where gleaming new maquiladoras with names like Sony and Hitachi meet crumbling poverty..."

Nov. 3, 2000 Music Feature by Melissa Sattley

The Profit Motive
Activists oppose World Trade Organization
"...Democracy, which includes the Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras, Public Citizen, the Green Party, and the Alliance for..."

Nov. 26, 1999 News Feature by Cheryl Bishop

Scanlines
"...moving production of TV Nation to the Reynoso, Mexico maquiladoras; upset over corporate crime, he enlists the help of..."

May 15, 1998 Screens Feature

Piercing Unreality
A UT Radical Paper Both Fails and Succeeds
"...go about your Christmas shopping; there are hundreds of maquiladoras in Juarez manufacturing thousands of products for First World..."

Dec. 6, 1996 News Column by Chris Walters

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