Luis Cobelo

Sports

How to Eat Like a Mexican Luchador

Imagine yourself in the middle of a ring, being body-slammed by a person who weighs almost 100 kilos. You would almost certainly end up crushed, if not dead. To avoid that fate, Mexican luchadores have to practice.
Luis Cobelo
11.6.17
Photos

Portraits of Mothers Whose Children Were Murdered

Every year, tens of thousands of people are murdered in Venezuela. I spoke to some of the mothers who have to live with those numbers.
Luis Cobelo
1.20.17
mexico

Cooking with Muxes, Mexico's Third Gender

Muxes are people who are born biologically male and dress as women—but they don't consider themselves cross-dressers or transgender. Instead, they are treated as “the third gender,” and they identify neither as men nor as women.
Luis Cobelo
11.25.16
mexico

Dia De Los Muertos Sugar Skulls Are a Dying Artform

The sugar skull is a symbol of Mexico's Day of the Dead celebrations, but with rising sugar prices and young people who don't care as much about tradition itself, some fear that these confections may go extinct. In Mexico City, one company is working...
Luis Cobelo
10.31.15
Photos

The Glamorous Beauty Queens of Miss Gay Lady Venezuela

The northwestern port town of Maracaibo has launched a gay beauty pageant night.
Luis Cobelo
9.23.15
Stuff

Born Amongst the Dead: Meeting the Children of Mexico City's Tragic 1985 Earthquake

"I was once told that the Earth was so angry I was born, that it chose to kill people. Others have called me a murderer and said that other people's blood runs through my veins."
Luis Cobelo
9.22.15