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.
Seven Children Draw Their Perfect Day
Their illustrations feature everything from friendly sharks and a day at 'Jurassic World' to harmony along the US-Mexico border and faster public transportation.
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
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."
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."
Striking Portraits Pay Tribute to Mexico's Murdered Women
“No Estamos Todas” honors the women whose lives were lost to femicide in Mexico.
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
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
Could Legal Weed in California Help End Mexico's Drug War?
One expert estimated the Mexican drug trade could lose up to two-thirds of its market in the US now that pot is an over-the-counter drug in the Golden State.
One Man Dissolved Dozens of Bodies and Dumped Them in This Mass Grave in Mexico
Eight years ago, Santiago Meza admitted to carrying out horrible acts on behalf of drug cartels. The authorities still haven't sentenced him, but on the land in Tijuana where he "worked," the evidence continues to pile up.
Laura Sánchez Ley
The Feminist Indigenous Candidate Running for President of Mexico
María de Jesús Patricio Martínez Marichuy is seeking more than 800,000 signatures so she can make a real run at Mexico's presidency.
The Immortal Maradona: The Many Times That Diego Cheated Death
The soccer legend, who recently turned 57, has seemed on multiple occasions to have his days numbered—but he's always managed to stick around. Did someone say the hand of God?
Juan José Relmucao