New York Daily News reporter Juan Gonzalez takes as his beat the streets and projects of America's inner cities and the barrios across its southern borders. In these vivid dispatches he reports from the frontline of a social crisis - inside New York and Los Angeles, across the Rio Grande to Mexico's maquliadoras, throught to Haiti, Honduras and Cuba.
Juan Gonzalez was born in Puerto Rico and grew up in New York City. He was a founding member of the Young Lords Party and was President of the National Congress for Puerto Rican Rights. He is currently a columnist for the New York Daily News.