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Familias de pioneros mexicanos logran salvar acceso al panteón histórico en Vail

Las families del Cementerio Bravo Leon logran salvar acceso a su panteón histórico en Vail después que la Junta de Supervisores del Condado Pima votó para pavimentar la pista solitaria a donde enterraron a sus seres queridos y parientes. ... Read more»

Families of Mexican pioneers hail move to protect access to historic Vail cemetery

The last access road to Bravo Leon Cemetery in Vail, the burial place of Mexican pioneers and generations of their descendants, will remain open to the public and be improved, after Pima County supervisors voted to maintain it.... Read more»1

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Remembering the 'unjustly dead' on Los Días de los Muertos

"On Los Días de los Muertos, it’s customary to build a makeshift altar as an act of honor and remembrance. Let these words be my altar."... Read more»

Photos: All Souls Procession 2016

Tens of thousands of Tucsonans filled the streets Downtown on Sunday night to mark the annual All Souls Procession, remembering loved ones who have died.... Read more»

Photos: All Souls Procession 2015

Tens of thousands of Tucsonans filled the streets Downtown on Sunday night to mark the annual All Souls Procession, remembering loved ones who have died.... Read more»

'Flor de Muertos' captures Tucson's essence on film

Shortly after the Jan. 8th shootings, I lamented that "Tucson" would become a synonym for a tragedy, since the city hadn't distinguished itself in any other notable way. But this weekend brings a screening of an extraordinary film that not only celebrates the best of Tucson, but nails its essence for anyone who's never had the good fortune to visit here.... Read more»