El Paso Herald-Post
Follow the links below to learn about some of the people who played a role in the Chamizal story.
Biography of Adolfo Lopez Mateos (Coming Soon!)
For information on oral histories of Chamizal residents and others affected by the treaty, visit our Chamizal Oral History Project page.
Did You Know?
During the talks that led up to the Chamizal Convention, instead of rendering handshakes, both Presidents Kennedy and Johnson were encouraged to greet their Mexican counterparts with an Abrazo – a customary embrace that is still widely practiced in the Southwest.