Category Archives: Maquilas

Tijuana Maquiladora Tour

  Come to learn about Tijuana communities and workers’ conditions and struggles! Schedule (There may be slight variations from tour to tour.) 9:00 am sharp- San Ysidro/Tijuana border. Direction to meet here will be provided later. We will walk together … Continue reading

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Tijuana Innovadora 2012

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Leaving Tijuana: A wish list

UPDATE 7/28/09: Because I heart Tijuana, I’m going to continue posting emails I get about the city.  I won’t be producing any original content, but if you want to post Tijuana news, events or opinions, send me an email. I’m … Continue reading

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Mexican labor laws don’t mean squat to foreign owners

The Muebles Fino workers in Tijuana are still upset. I recently went to a gathering they held outside of the now closed maquila where some of them built furniture for over 15 years. The rain kept most away, but the … Continue reading

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Support Tijuana Maquiladora Worker’ struggle

“Stairs to Somewhere” by Kinsee Morlan     What ever happened to caring about workers’ rights? See below.     Kinsee ———————————————————————————–   Support Tijuana Maquiladora Worker’ struggleYou are invited to Muebles Fino workers party Muebles Fino Workers have been … Continue reading

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