I’m a reporter.
I enjoy making the daily note like working a long-winded report. I like working on breaking news but also on small stories. I am interested in people, their lives, their universes and battles.
I write in newspapers, magazines and books. Even in opinion texts I dare, but I have only one limit: I cannot tell something if I was not there; I need to see, smell and listen.
I started in this way on 2004.
The Citizen’s Council of the National Journalism Award 2021 in Mexico recognised nine journalistic works among 1,015 entries from 31 states, most of which address the issue of the disappearance of people and the struggle of the mothers of victims. In the Reporting category, “Traficantes de ADN” (DNA Traffickers) was awarded, byMore
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MEXICO CITY The man who killed who sent my parents to their death, along with thousands of other people, died while under house arrest a few weeks ago. He was 90 years old and serving 14 life sentences. Death hasMás
Metallic bags glitter outside every kiosk in Guatemala. In a country where child malnutrition coexists with malnutrition, transnational corporations seduce children with fried foods and soft drinks. They replace the ancestral corn and, bag by bag, bottle by bottle, theyMás
The first time I went to Guatemala I was impressed by how many McDonalds restaurants were there. Later I learned that the happy meal, the combo that sells millions of dollars in the world every day, had been invented there,Más
Traditional mortuary rites are no longer enough in Mexico, where a new trade has come to exist over the past few years: that of the bone searchers. In Veracruz, one of the deadliest states in Mexico, six men have theMás
Girls who went disappeared. Children growing up alone because their mothers are looking for siblings. Teenagers opening graves. To disappear and to search: two words that already have a different meaning in
This is a chronicle of how people profit from pain in a country that doubled the official number of disappeared in three years; a story of opaque agreements and private laboratories that
Our group work “Los jornaleros forenses” was distinguished with the 2019 National Journalism Prize of Mexico, in the chronicle-narrative journalism category. It is the most important award given to the press in
Translated by @ellen_c_jones , can be found in LET’S TALK ABOUT YOUR WALL, a collection of Mexican writers weighing in on the immigration crisis. LET’S TALK ABOUT YOUR WALL is out 10/15