Alibi V.20 No.13 • March 31-April 6, 2011 ››
Prison or Processing Center?
An immigrant detention facility in southern New Mexico faces sharp criticism from the ACLU
In the remote area southeast of Las Cruces lies an unincorporated region called Chaparral. About 15,000 people live scattered throughout, according to the 2010 census.
Ortiz y Pino
A Swing and a Miss
Just before the conclusion of the Legislature, I suggested to a television reporter that if Gov. Susana Martinez ever had an agenda for the session, it wasn’t apparent to me.
Mesa del Sol Breaks Ground
Albuquerque may finally be coming out of its recession. That’s the belief of Forest City Covington, LLC, the force behind mega housing project Mesa del Sol. After a three-year delay in building the first phase, the company's finally broken ground.
Annual Plant Sale
Browse various plants at reasonable prices. Proceeds support the educational efforts of the council of the Albuquerque Garden Center.
Epic Hide and Seek
A park-wide game of hide and seek, camouflage, deer and wolf and other outdoor games.
Town Hall on Immigration
Discuss policies and the realities of immigration in N.M. and learn about opportunities to volunteer to support immigrant families.
Cinco de Mayo
Performances from Ballet Folklorico Fiesta Mexicana and Mariachi Buenaventura with a presentation on the history of Cinco de May celebrations by Teresa Carpy from Consulado de Mexico en Albuquerque.
Over 50 destination booths, indoor and outdoor activities, live entertainment, food trucks, a beer garden and more.
Kids identify their skills while learning about themselves, how to approach different activities with an economic mindset and find hobbies that are inherently valuable.