“Formal Work in Mexico Doesn’t Pay”: An Interview with Journalist Sandra Rodríguez Nieto

Journalist Sandra Rodríguez Nieto is one of Mexico’s most respected investigative reporters. Her 2012 book, The Story of Vicente, Who Murdered His Mother, His Father, and His Sister: Life and Death in Juárez (Verso), is a detailed study of the Continue reading

The 19th Reporter Murdered in Veracruz: A Portrait of Pedro Tamayo Rosas – by Ignacio Carvajal (BlogExpediente)

~ This story was originally published by BlogExpediente on July 21, 2016 ~ -What’s up, they killed Milo Vela (Miguel Ángel López Velasco) and his family? -Yeah, Pedro, in their house, in the north of the city. -…. -The authorities Continue reading

Journalist Manuel Torres Buried in Poza Rica, Veracruz; Suggestions he covered organized crime are rejected – by Eirinet Gómez (La Jornada)

~ This article was first published by La Jornada on May 16, 2016 ~  The hypertext links have been added to the original story to aid the understanding of a global English-speaking readership about the murder of a local journalist Continue reading

“Dirty War” Between Candidates for Governor Intensifies in Veracruz – by Noé Zavaleta (Proceso)

~ This article was originally published by Proceso on May 17, 2016 ~   Translator’s Note — Tensions are running high — again — in the state of Veracruz. Elections for governor and 50 state legislators take place on June Continue reading