Structures around Palacio de los mascarones in the municipality of Tizimin, Yucatan state on January 27, 2020. Stones are arranged by Santos team to start re constructing the pirámide by pieces.


From The bricklayer of archaeological ruins waiting to return to Kulubá.


Published in Gatopardo.

The team of Santos works at the Kuluba ruins in the municipality of Tizimin, Yucatan state on January 27, 2020. Stones are arranged by Santos team to start re constructing the pirámide by pieces.


From The bricklayer of archaeological ruins waiting to return to Kulubá.


Published in Gatopardo.

Santos Cruz Sierra is originally from Oxkutzcab, a municipality in the southeast of Yucatán and is a master mason specialized in Mayan structures. He has the post of construction site of the Palace of Pilasters, in the archaeological site of Kulubá. Santos is the bridge between the chief archaeologist and the rest of the team. 


From The bricklayer of archaeological ruins waiting to return to Kulubá.


Published in Gatopardo.


The back of the Palacio de las U, at Kuluba ruins in the municipality of Tizimin, Yucatan state on January 27, 2020. 


From The bricklayer of archaeological ruins waiting to return to Kulubá.


Published in Gatopardo.

Brisa Francisco Rojas, 17, carries bananas and pineapples collected in her family garden in La Ceiba, Axtla de Terrazas, San Luis Potosí. The orchard is the first place the family went after emerging from confinement.


After several months of monitoring the educational issue in Mexico in the midst of the pandemic, today our collective project encouraged by Trasluz Photo and Quinto Element Lab is published in the Washington Post, come and see fragments of the stories we made between Koral Carballo, Andrea Selene, Felix Marquez, Luis Antonio Rojas and Yael Martinez, accompanied by the words of Stephania Corpi and Mary Beth Sheridan under the guidance and editing of Marcela Turati, Diego Salazar and Chloe Coleman

Maria Salguero for Brigitte Magazine. August 2020

Empty work stations can be seen on April 15, 2020 at a Japanese factory that manufactures automotive parts at the Logistik Industrial Park in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Most operations at Logistik, which covers the automotive industry are shut down due to the Coronavirus outbreak that affected car industry globally. Mauricio Palos


On assignment for The Guardian

“People do not know, but we follow sanitary protocols to handle this contingency. And it's not fair that this is happening to us” Sandra Arellano, a nurse from IMSS, said in an interview on April 7, 2020 in San Luis potosi, Mexico. Sandra was attacked by a woman after her kids also verbally attacked her fearing COVID-19 outside a convenience store, during the attack Sandra got injured on her right hand fingers. In recent weeks, attacks on health personnel have been escalating, in number and intensity in Mexico.


On assignment for The Guardian

covid19, coronavirus, mexico, sanluispotosi

A couple holds each other on April 15, 2020 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. According to the figures released on April 27, for San Luis Potosí It reached 89 Covid 19 positives, a day after the federal exhibition that Potosinos are the least home-stay citizens relative to other states.


On assignment for The Guardian

#isthistomorrow Show at Images Singulieres, Sete, France. 2019
#isthistomorrow Show at Images Singulieres, Sete, France. 2019

#isthistomorrow Show at Images Singulieres, Sete, France. 2019

#isthistomorrow Show at Images Singulieres, Sete, France. 2019

Mirna Nereida, leader of Las Rastreadoras del Fuerte search group from Los Mochis, Sinaloa, digs with a shove a clandestine grave. The group is dedicated to looking for missing relatives, on the outskirts, Sinaloa and nearby towns. July 8, 2018.


#isthistomorrow

A gas cylinder used during the takeover of Mitú is placed between plants at a private home. The rumble of the first cylinder explosion shook Mitú at 4:45 in the morning. It was time zero for the bloodiest shot executed by the FARC, which left 16 policemen, 24 soldiers and 11 civilians dead, 47 uniformed wounded and 61 more kidnapped, just a week before the clearance of 42 thousand square kilometers began so that the FARC could make the peace dialogues with the Andrés Pastrana government. Mitú, Vaupes, Colombia. May 29, 2018


#isthistomorrow

Demostrators with Fujimori masks during a protest against President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski pardon of former autocrat Alberto Fujimori in Lima, Peru, on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. The president’s decision to pardon Fujimori on health grounds on Dec. 24, three days after he narrowly survived an impeachment effort by Congress amid corruption allegations, has increased the disarray in his 17-month old centrist government.


On assignment for Bloomberg.

A man walks beside the police during a protest against President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski pardon of former autocrat Alberto Fujimori in Lima, Peru, on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. The president’s decision to pardon Fujimori on health grounds on Dec. 24, three days after he narrowly survived an impeachment effort by Congress amid corruption allegations, has increased the disarray in his 17-month old centrist government. 


On assignment for Bloomberg.

Families of the victims of the Cantuta during the protest against President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski pardon of former autocrat Alberto Fujimori in Lima, Peru, on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. The president’s decision to pardon Fujimori on health grounds on Dec. 24, three days after he narrowly survived an impeachment effort by Congress amid corruption allegations, has increased the disarray in his 17-month old centrist government. 


On assignment for Bloomberg.


FOTOGRAFIA Y REALIDAD. #laleydelmonte en La Tempestad. Febrero 2018

#laleydelmonte. Centro de la Imágen. Ciudad de México, 2017.

#laleydelmonte. Centro de la Imágen. Ciudad de México, 2017.

#laleydelmonte. Centro de la Imágen. Ciudad de México, 2017.



#thisisnotanimmigrationstory with Jacobo Parra and Jeremy Relph.


Published in Tierra Adentro #221 . Marzo-Abril 2017.

#thisisnotanimmigrationstory with Jacobo Parra and Jeremy Relph.


Published in Tierra Adentro #221 . Marzo-Abril 2017.

Pedro Castañeda works as a hibachi chef/manager in charge of setting up new restaurants. His family moved to North Carolina from Mexico when he was 4 years old. The only Hispanic family in an affluent community, it took agents from I.C.E. showing up at Pedro´s door to grab him to force because of a DUI, that the realization on him came, “I knew I was Mexican” said Castañeda. August, 2015. Burlington, North Carolina.

Most of Gulfport was flooded and destroyed in one day after Hurricane Katrina hit in August 29, 2005. The U.S government released funds to clean the area, private contractors were assigned and they sub contracted many immigrants to clean this beach and most of the city, but some of them never got paid, local activists tracked contractors down and force them to paid approximately 2 millions dollars in wages. Gulfport, Mississippi. September 1, 2015.

#thisisnotanimmigrationstory with Jacobo Parra and Jeremy Relph.


Published in Tierra Adentro #221 . Marzo-Abril 2017.

“Mexicans are out there dying for you, they go to Afghanistan, they serve tours, they are away from their families, they are away from the kids and everybody. I just hated how people don’t see that. All they see is just oh he mows your lawn” 19 years old Alexander Hernandez, a first generation Mexican US Marine. New Bern, North Carolina. September 29, 2017.

Rio Bravo at the fenceless border of Ojinaga and Presidio area. Presidio, Texas. February 17, 2016

Early morning in the middle of a dried lagoon at the desert highlands of the Potosi. Laguna Seca, San Luis Potosi. March 3, 2016. Mauricio Palos

Early morning in the middle of Laguna Seca at the desert highlands of the Potosi. San Luis Potosí, México. March 3, 2016. 

Maria Margarita, wife of Francisco Prieto removes dirt from a plate of escamoles that Francisco and his son Blas collected in the morning. Cerro Prieto, San Luis PotosÌ. March 3, 2016.

Maria Margarita, wife of Francisco Prieto removes dirt from a plate of fresh escamoles. Cerro Prieto, San Luis PotosÌ. March 3, 2016. 


Published on Roads and Kingdoms.

Mexican actress Monica del Carmen flips a wheel of fortune in Martin Camarillo´s bed during one of the scenes of Safari Tepito on February 16, 2015 in the roughest barrios of Mexico City. Martin received gunshots that left him on a wheel chair after being very active on the streets of the barrio.


On assignment for Volkskrankt.

Lourdes Ruiz, best known as La Reina del Albur, holds her mother portrait during one of the scenes of Safari Tepito, with actor Noe Hernandez on February 16, 2015 in the roughest barrios of Mexico City. Safari Tepito, is a real life play brought to Mexico by Adelheid Roosen and directed in Mexico by Daniel Jimenez Cacho.


On assignment for Volkskrankt.

La Ley del Monte @ Acciones territoriales - Ex Teresa Arte Actual. Mexico City, Mexico. May 11, 2014.


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La Ley del Monte @ Acciones territoriales - Ex Teresa Arte Actual. Mexico City, Mexico.May 11, 2014.


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Nancy Alor fishing in the pier with Jose Luis Mendez her father in law on August 9, 2013 in Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche. Nancy has been working for a month in Oceanography, a mexican oil exploaration company. She was born in Planchontalpan, Veracruz her husband arrived first at the island and the got her the job. 


On assignment for The Washington Post.

On assignment for The Washington Post.

José Luis García García, a native of the island, was robbed while walking in the morning in the main square of the island. Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche. August 9, 2013.


On assignment for The Washington Post.

Josue Blanco from Comalcalco Tabasco, sits in one of the large bedrooms for oil workers on August 12, 2013 in Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche. He has been coming to the island to work since three years ago, he now works in a kitchen in the Atlas oil platform earning $450 USD for 15 days of work each month, during his break he gows back to his town and grow fruit trees in his property. 


On assignment for The Washington Post.

A1 - 

Mexico’s Masked Vigilantes Defy Drug Gangs—And the Law. 

SATURDAY/SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2 - 3, 2013. 


On assignment for The Wall Street Jorunal.

After the Ayulta villagers and the surrounding area rose up in an armed revolt against criminal groups and state and federal authorities, life returned to normality after many years of insecurity. A wedding makes its way along the streets. Ayutla de los Libres, Guerrero, January 26, 2013


On assignment for The Wall Street Jorunal.

#laleydelmonte

The cattlemen of Tecoanapa, near the municipality of Ayutla, voted in favor of the local militias providing security, after they were extorted by criminals through the cattle leader of the region. Ayutla de los Libres, Guerrero, January 27, 2013


On assignment for The Wall Street Jorunal.

#laleydelmonte

A young man arrested by the community police of Ayutla de los Libres receives medical attention. He was taken to a collective popular public trial with other prisoners and authorities of regional communities. The trial was held in the community of El Mezon, in a basketball court. Ayutla de los Libres, Guerrero, January 28, 2013 


On assignment for The Wall Street Jorunal.

#laleydelmonte

Welcome to San Miguel, una guia para el lector Mexicano. 


Commissioned by

Gatopardo. 2010.

Anado Mclauchlin and Richard Lander. The Mexican American Gothic. San Miguel de Allende, México. July 30, 2010.


Commissioned by 

Gatopardo. 2010.

Helen and Stromboli. San Miguel de Allende, México. June 17, 2008.  Aves en la Luna. Poeticas de la diferencia y otros lugares imaginados.


Commissioned by Casa de Lago

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