NPT Print, Issue 2
by NPT Staff
Posted on August 23, 2007
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The Killing Fields of Juarez by Rene Leon
Reporter Diana Washington Valdez’s book about the Juarez femicides has received international attention. The world is responding, but the killings continue.
Also in this issue:
Editor’s Letter by Sito Negron
El Paso as an urban center, neighborhood style. We could use a few more cafes, though.
Working for a Living by Rene Leon
El Paso’s City Council is required to disclose their sources of income. NPT took a look at how they make ends meet while running the city.
Open Letter to Prospective Candidates by David Karlsruher
Want power? Lack ideas? David K will help, with this simple guide to running for office.
The Gatekeepers at City Hall by Rene Leon
The city has gone from a few spokespeople in high-media departments such as police and fire to a whole crew of media minders. And now it has television programming in the works. A look at the services they provide and how much it costs.
EZ Come, EZ Go? by Sito Negron
The city has taken over the El Paso Empowerment Zone funding. The organization still exists, though, and a spin-off, the El Paso Festival Association, presses ahead with its plans for Downtown parties, even as the federal government demands that someone pay back the money it’s spent.
Downtown Diary Photo Essay: The Mariscal Looking Glass by Jenni Burton
The urban pioneer on what is happening to our sister city. Good times are ahead for Downtown Juarez, perhaps, but until we get there, well … change is hard.
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Also, be sure to browse through our archives of NPT Print editions. There are currently two issues now and there will certainly be more to come.
Archives: NPT Print, Issue 1
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