The State of Mexico is a nexus for a dispute between the government and the women-led activists of one of the country's largest indigenous groups. This story is part of a multimedia project that follows a rural community’s fight for water.
Survivors of the Zapatista conflict’s deadliest massacre reflect on the gruesome details of a day that forever changed their lives, sending shockwaves rippling throughout Chiapas's tormented history.
Deportation, detention and soldiers at the border don’t address the brutal underlying conditions that thousands are fleeing. A reported Op-Ed about the migrant caravan and migration under Trump.
Do tough U.S. policies really discourage people from trying to cross the border? Probably not—but they’re changing the landscape in ways no one yet understands.
Gustavo Esteva once believed in "development." He once believed that social change could be achieved through government. That all changed with the emergence of the black-masked Zapatistas in 1994.
In Chiapas, Mexico’s Zapatista movement convened to articulate a response to the election of “AMLO,” perceived as a dangerous false hope. The response was unprecedented.
Rocio Albino Garduño takes her work home with her. Garduño and her family use their own home as a classroom to educate their traditional farming community about more sustainable practices.
Forced to flee their homes by a paramilitary group, the campesinos of Nicolas Ruiz—a remote farming village in southern Mexico—have gathered in the city to demand justice and reparations.
While vast numbers Mexicans are overwhelmed with optimism for the prospect of change with the new President-elect, the Zapatistas perceive the maverick politician with only one thing: suspicion.
Advocates for asylum-seekers at the border say a long difficult process has become increasingly unjust. And the Trump administration shows no signs of changing its tune.
Pasted onto the walls of the quiet streets of Oaxaca lie eerie reflections of a country descending into chaos.
Trump administration officials insist that there is a "right way" for families to seek asylum in the United States: Come to an official port of entry. But they are still finding themselves in trouble.