Monthly Archives: December 2014

What is a maquiladora?

The Maquiladora Industry Q. What is a Maquiladora?   A. Assembly factories that are usually owned by U.S. based multinational corporations (MNCS) to produce and export a variety of household electrical, technological and automotive parts and supplies for export and consumption in … Continue reading

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Serial Sexual Femicide in Ciudad Juarez.

Julia Monarrez Fragoso published a critical study on the murders in Ciudad Juarez as a manifestation of “femicide,” i.e.,  anti-woman, or gender based homicides. The article, Serial Sexual Femicide in Ciudad Juarez: 1993-2001 is available in English and Spanish.

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