Monthly Archives: June 2018

Central Americans are more afraid of their home countries than Trump

GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Like most migrants stopping in Guadalajara on their way to the United States, Ricardo made it here by riding on top of the trans-Mexico freight train commonly known as “The Beast.” The 22-year-old Honduran arrived at the … Continue reading

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Spraying bullets not sunscreen: Violence in Baja California Sur

Baja California Sur – popular with tourists – and drug cartels. You don’t want to be a reporter caught in the middle. Read the article at Index on Censorship (subscription required)

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How former Mexican president Vicente Fox went from drug tsar to legalization trailblazer

The tiny Mexican village of San Cristóbal is not somewhere you would immediately associate with North America’s cannabis revolution. Smoking weed is still illegal there and there are no headshops in town, just a sleepy plaza ringed by narrow, cobblestone … Continue reading

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Index on Censorship podcast interview about violence against journalists in Baja California Sur

I spoke to Index on Censorship about press freedom and violence in Baja California Sur ahead of their forthcoming issue.

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