Photo of the Day 15 November 2008

Spanish Church, Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, 1996
Photograph by Bruce Dale
A peaceful image of a traditional Spanish church in the town of Ciudad Juarez belies the restive reality of life along the U.S.-Mexico border. Towns beside the dangerous and polluted 1,250-mile-long (2,000-kilometer-long) Rio Grande don’t always know calm and order.