Julie Schwietert Collazo
Whether by drug cartels or corrupt politicians, journalists in Mexico are regularly threatened or killed for doing their job. Five students tell us why they’ve still chosen to study journalism and why they won’t stop fighting for freedom of the press.
Frida Guerrera, who is herself a survivor of domestic violence, has taken on the tedious work of single-handedly documenting each and every case of femicide in Mexico.
"Sprayfield" seeks to reclaim public spaces and foster a greater sense of community in a low-income neighborhood in Mexico City.
"I've gotten food poisoning from spoiled food that, as far as I could tell, was in otherwise perfect condition."
"Two days before my daughter was born, they kidnapped my husband's bodyguard. At dawn on the day she was born, we found him hanging from a bridge."
After a nine-year hiatus, the New Argentine Cinema pioneer is back on the scene with 'Zama.'
"I've heard that Depeche Mode knows who we are."
For his new series “Detrás de las paredes,” Argentinean artist Marcelo Toledo interviewed survivors of gender violence, transforming their wounds into works of art with a call to action.
"When I breathe fire, I drink diesel, but the problem is that no matter how hard I try to keep it in my mouth, some of it always makes it to my stomach."