"You'll also see several crosses commemorating the Lomas del Poleo dead.
There is a cross for Luis Alberto Guerrero, a 49-year-old colono who was beaten to death with shovels, pick axes and lead pipes by Zaragoza’s thugs for trying to stop the demolition of his neighbor’s home.
Not far away, just a few feet from the barbed wire, there are two crosses surrounded by the charred remains of a home colonos claim was purposely set on fire as part of the demolitions of their homes. The crosses were put there to remember four-year-old Magdaleno and his three-year-old sister Maria del Carmen Casango who died during the fire...
And right outside the fence there are eight pink crosses commemorating the bodies of murdered women who were found in Lomas del Poleo in 1996." (click link to read more)
from an article by David Dorado Romo. Romo is the author of Ringside Seat to a Revolution: An Underground Cultural History of El Paso and Juárez. His full article about binational redevelopment projects in Juárez and El Paso will be published by the www.pasodelsur.com website in serial form.