Julie Schwietert Collazo

Mexico Is the Deadliest Country for Journalists, but That’s Not Stopping These Students

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.
Ollin Velasco
9.7.18

I Biked the Most Dangerous Road in the World

The old highway that connects the city of La Paz with the tropical Bolivian Yungas is one of the most dangerous roads on the planet. For daring cyclists, it’s a tourist destination.
Miguel Ángel Vicente de Vera
8.30.18
Broadly

The Woman Tracking and Investigating Every Femicide in Mexico

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.
Ollin Velasco
7.25.18
DRAG

Beautiful Photos of One Man’s First Night in Drag

Sometimes the joy of living in your own skin is only a pair of heels and a night out away.
Adan Michel
7.20.18

Artists Turned This Neighborhood into Springfield from 'The Simpsons'

"Sprayfield" seeks to reclaim public spaces and foster a greater sense of community in a low-income neighborhood in Mexico City.
José Luis Martínez Limón
4.10.18
ten questions

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask Someone with No Sense of Smell

"I've gotten food poisoning from spoiled food that, as far as I could tell, was in otherwise perfect condition."
Luis Carreño
4.3.18
Drugs

What It's Like to Be Married to a Mexican Drug Trafficker

"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."
Andrea Juárez
4.3.18
Film

How Argentine Director Lucrecia Martel Pointed Her Camera at Colonialism

After a nine-year hiatus, the New Argentine Cinema pioneer is back on the scene with 'Zama.'
Felipe Sánchez Villarreal
3.22.18
Interviews

This Dad Does Cute-as-Hell Depeche Mode Covers With His Kids

"I've heard that Depeche Mode knows who we are."
Santiago Riomalo
3.20.18
Art

This Artist Turned the Scars of Abused Women into Haunting Sculptures

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.
Pedro Camacho
3.7.18
ten questions

Eating Fire Does Unspeakable Things to Your Insides

"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."
Jorge Damián Méndez Lozano
2.12.18
Culture

How Mexican Piñatas Get Made

Thanks to a family in the Mexican town of Acolman, the tradition of producing piñatas by hand is alive and flourishing
Memo Bautista
2.6.18
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