As the drug war continues, photographer Louie Palu documents those caught in the middle.
For a journalist embarking on a seven-year journey to retrace the footsteps of early humans, the biggest obstacles are man-made.
Louie Palu explains how he met Frank, a long-term drug addict, in Ciudad Juarez while working on a project focusing on the troubled US-Mexican border.
Hoyt Peckham came to Magdalena Bay for its stunning scenery and rich wildlife. What he found was a dark secret that would consume the next decade of his life.
Mexico's worst recorded drought is destroying harvests—with no end in sight and few solutions for farmers.
Latin America now faces the challenge of coping with the potentially devastating impacts of climate change.
In northern Mexico no rain means no pasture. Beef herds have been ravaged and the crops are decimated. Without water cattlemen are losing their livelihoods while farmers are facing ruin.
In northern Mexico desiccated cattle carcasses signal a changing climate. Local farmers look to new products, such as non-toxic grains that help retain moisture, to solve their problems.
In the midst of a killer drought, a lake in Chihuahua has dried up, 350,000 cattle have died, and farmers are spending up to $10,000 a month pumping underground water for irrigation.
A former school drop-out, Esteban Ruiseco is the type of teenager Mexico's drug cartels prey upon. And he might have joined them, if the clarinet hadn't given him hope for a better future.
A federal trial in Memphis connects a local crime to the international drug trade.
Juarez is one of the most violent cities in the world and home to many Ninis, young people with little education and no jobs. One youth found refuge in an orchestra.