All posts tagged: Tijuana

Civil War Stops for a Day in Mexico to Celebrate Chinese Unity

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Chinese nationalism / Cultural Politics / Pensee

For all the bellyaching by various Western commentors (including myself) about the various distortions, omissions, and portents of the PRC’s celebration of its 60th anniversary, something good indisputably resulted from that event: peace, for a day, in the wartorn Mexican border city of Tiujana. Tiujuana has been absolutely besotted for many months with internecine drug violence, gang warfare, and random violence.  It is a city basically under martial law, but without much sense of security, […]