For decades, this place stood at the center of an international boundary dispute. After nearly a century of conflict, diplomacy prevailed. Negotiation preserved goodwill between countries that once had been at war. The resolution came at a cost, disrupting people, the land, and the river that shaped them.
Drawing a Boundary After the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
Century of Conflict
A Shifting River and Contested Boundary
Mapping a Solution to the Chamizal Issue
Perspectives on the Chamizal Solution
Last updated: December 23, 2021