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.


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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


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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.


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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. 


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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. 


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#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.


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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.


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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.


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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. 


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


Commissioned by GATOPARDO.

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


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Aves en la Luna. Poeticas de la diferencia y otros lugares imaginados. Memoria de exposiciones 08.


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