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Andrea Arzaba

Andrea Arzaba is a journalist and a media creative from Mexico. She is currently studying a MA in Latin American Studies, with a concentration on development, in Washington DC.

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4 Women Journalists Defying the Odds in Mexico City

  24 December 2013

This post is part of our series on gender and sexuality in Latin America and the Caribbean in collaboration with North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA). Despite the low salaries and the dangers that come with being a reporter in the most dangerous country for journalists in the Americas, some Mexican female...

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COP19: Fasting For The Climate

  20 November 2013

Bloggers and Twitter users attending the summit are reacting to Yeb Saño's hunger strike to pressure for meaningful progress at the UN climate talks.

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Mexico's Social Media Love Revolution

  7 February 2013

By knowing the negative image Mexico has in international media, some people from the international community living in Mexico got tired of seeing how the positive side of the country gets lost and created the hashtag #ForTheLoveOfMexico.

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Everyone Wants to be the New Mexican President

  2 December 2012

While Enrique Peña Nieto was being sworn in as the new president of Mexico, netizens began to use the hashtag #SiYoFueraPresidente (if I were president) to share their own views about the most important issues affecting the country.

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Mexico: Central American Mothers in Search of Missing Migrants

  24 October 2012

In the last six years around 70,000 migrants have disappeared in Mexico. Central American mothers of abducted and missing migrants are traveling in a caravan all over Mexico looking for their sons and daughters who have disappeared on their way north. The women also hope to capture the media's attention and raise awareness on this issue that has been largely ignored.

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Mexico: Writing from Jail

  27 September 2012

Enrique Aranda Ochoa writes literature from jail. Convicted of kidnapping in 1997 with a sentence of 50 years in prison, Enrique has used his time in jail to write six novels and earn various literature awards. His latest book, available for purchase in an electronic format, focuses on the mysteries of the Mayans.

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Mexico: Embroidering for Peace

  1 August 2012

Men and women of all ages have come together in cities like Guadalajara, Monterrey and Mexico City, to embroider the names of the victims of Mexico's Drug War onto white handkerchiefs.

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Mexico: Tijuana's Unexpected Cinema Movement

  24 July 2012

Mexican border city Tijuana has an international reputation as both a dangerous town and a temptingly thrilling spring break destination. However, it is now in the international spotlight for a whole different reason: its local cinema movement.

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