What Juarez Mexico has contributed to the world

 Juarez in education

La universidad de Juarez



The invention of the Burrito. According to this article in wikipedia


Juarez in Sports

Mantequila Napoles vive aqui!


 Wikipedia article


Got started in Juarez


Famous people that got started in Juarez



Mentions of Juarez in Film

  • Conan the Destroyer (1984) Many scenes of the movie took place at Samalayuca Dune Fields, located at the south of Juárez.
  • The Day After Tomorrow (2004) shows American people crossing the Rio Grande to Mexico (Juarez).
  • Brokeback Mountain (2005) shows Jake Gyllenhaal’s character Jack Twist going to Mexico to see a male prostitute. The sign on the road reads “Juarez”.
  • The Virgin of Juarez (2006) examines the “Maquiladora Murders”.
  • Bordertown(2007), featuringJennifer Lopez and Martin Sheen, is about a reporter for the Chicago Sentinel who investigates a series of mysterious slayings involving young factory women. (The film was not actually filmed in Juárez.)
  • Backyard (2009), is about the Juarez’s missing women.


External links about Juarez