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Sin Nombre's Terrifying Political Reality

Posted March 27, 2009 to photo album "Sin Nombre's Terrifying Political Reality"

Slide 1: The world of Sin Nombre
Slide 2: The State of Mexico
Slide 3: Between the USA and Central America
Slide 4: The Border Issue
Slide 5: "A very big monster"
Slide 6: Fighting Back
Slide 7: No Place to Go
Slide 8: The Fate of the Poor
Slide 9: A History of Poverty
Slide 10: A History of Violence
Slide 11: Honduras and Others
Slide 12: Gang Violence
Slide 13: More Gang Violence
Slide 14: A Cycle of Violence
Slide 15: Empty Mexican Towns
Slide 16: What Their Eyes Have Seen
Slide 3: Between the USA and Central America

Slide 3: Between the USA and Central America

Mural depicting the distinct modes of passage used by immigrants traveling to "el Norte" in Casa del Migrante in Tecún Umán, Guatemala. (Photo by Susan Fitzpatrick Behrens, published in NACLA.)

On the one hand, Mexico calls for improvements in the treatment of immigrants in the United States. On the other hand, Mexicans can't help but notice that it is hypocritical for their government to protest the treatment of Mexicans north of the border while, at the same time, turning a blind eye to the treatment that undocumented Central Americans suffer in Mexico.