Maria de Jesus Tlatempa Bello had come more than 1,110 miles from her home in Guerrero, Mexico, to tell the story of her son, Jose Eduardo, one of the Ayotzinapa 43. Organized by a coalition of grassroots organizations in the United States, they are traveling across the U.S. to raise awareness about the growing number of disappearances in Mexico and to put pressure on the Mexican government to find the 43 students.
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El Paso immigration attorney Carlos Spector represents more than 100 families who have fled violence in Mexico. Many were forced to flee while investigating […]
Mexico’s president announces a new security plan to quell the violence in Tamaulipas. Will it work or will it cause more violence?
A growing movement of Central Americans protest mistreatment by authorities, criminals in Mexico.
Marisela Reyes Salazar, a human rights activist from Mexico, has won her political asylum case in the United States.
Last year 23-year-old Pedro Aguilar left his home in Honduras to take the perilous journey north to the United States. His dreams for a […]
Father Alejandro Solalinde isn’t well known in the United States. But in Mexico, he is recognized for his bravery. He dares to speak out about corrupt government officials, and organized crime, and he shelters migrants from the cartels.
June 9, 2011, 6:00 PMContact: Carlton Carl/Julia Austin 512-477-0746 / 202-255-5397 Jeff Sharlet of Harper’s Magazine Wins 2011 MOLLY National Journalism Prize Honorable […]