Monthly Archives: August 2015

Connexion W: One year making history


With this edition, Connexion W celebrates one year of being in existence. We are a product of our society’s undergoing rapid change. On a cultural, economic and social level, every month we feature events, personalities and services that have a positive impact on our community and environment. To commemorate this anniversary, we have invited some leaders to share their opinions […]

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Public Trust and Safety Are Essential in Immigrant Communities


Recent incidents have raised questions as to whether local law enforcement should be responsible for enforcing federal immigration law. No one wants violent crime in our communities. For people who are threats to national security or suspected of felony offenses and without legal status, local law enforcement agencies should and do cooperate with federal immigration officials. Violent offenders who lack […]

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Mexico on the Skin, A Synesthesia Festival in Xcaret


Sung by singers at the lavish park Xcaret, “México en la piel” (Mexico on the Skin), is the Grand Finale for the musical “México Espectacular” (Spectacular Mexico). This show, a celebration of “synesthesia” – a stimulus that captivates each of the senses and invites them to travel through time and cosmos simultaneously- allows the audience to experience the history of […]

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Pachuca Paints Itself Is a Colorful and Social Reconstruction Project

Pachuca Paints Itself is a colorful and social reconstruction project

The National Program for the Social Prevention of Violence and Crime invested five million pesos (more than $300,000) in what has become an emblematic site. Now the neighborhood of Palmitas in Pachuca (Hidalgo), Mexico, not only hosts the country’s largest and most colorful mural, but is also part of a comprehensive prevention project that has resulted in the reduction of […]

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The Woodlands Wildflower Festival Poster Contest

The Woodlands Development Company has announced that entries are now being accepted for The Woodlands Wildflower Festival Poster Contest. The contest is held annually in conjunction with The Woodlands Wildflower Festival, a popular community tradition and this year will be held at a new location. The Woodlands Wildflower Festival is scheduled for Saturday, September 26, 2015, from 10 a.m. to […]

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