Fear of Violence Still Hurting Cross-Border Tourism

POSTED: 11:44 AM MST Jan 10, 2013    UPDATED: 07:14 PM MDT Aug 04, 2014 

<li class="byline">    by Joy Diaz, KUT News            <li><time datetime="2013-01-10T06:00:00">                            January 10, 2013                      </time></li>
        
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<p>This article originally appeared in <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/">The Texas Tribune</a> at <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/2013/01/10/fear-of-violence-still-hurting-cross-border/">http://www.texastribune.org/2013/01/10/fear-of-violence-still-hurting-cross-border/</a>.</p>