Boxing is Mexico's second favorite sport after soccer and many of the country's most legendary boxers come from Mexico City's notorious Colonia Morelos neighborhood. For Pancho boxing could be a way to stay out of trouble but first he has to show up.
American football is booming in Mexico. It's currently the number two sport and its popularity is trending steeply upward. From little league up through universities and new professional league, Mexico loves American football.
Johanna was working as a human rights advocate in El Salvador when she witnessed the assassination of a prominent LGBT activist. Fearing for her life, she fled to Mexico. Since arriving she has been unable to secure a job and has been forced into sex work in order to survive. Mexico sells itself as an accepting place for the LGBT community. But for transgender refugees fleeing violence in Central America it fails to live up to those promises.
A transgender refugee fleeing gang violence in El Salvador seeks asylum in Mexico where he finds threats to his safety and wellbeing were not left behind in El Salvador.
-The Last Border-
In October 2015 a surge of Cuban refugees making their way to the United States via Mexico overwhelmed Mexican migration officials. When they reached the banks of the Suchiate River they had been travling for 25+ days and had crossed 7 borders. Crossing the river was their 8th and final border before the most perilous stretch of their journey—Mexico.
On September 26, 2014 forty three students from the Ayotzinapa normal school were kidnapped and murdered by municipal police and cartel affiliated gunmen in Iguala, Mexico. The event laid bare Mexico's rampant government corruption and cartel violence, and catalyzed widespread civil unrest throughout the country.
They travel 500 miles a day, preforming every night, surviving on beer and truck stop food– as they have done for 15 years.
Their fans are infatuated young women and music aficionados enthralled by their raw talent.
Regarded by some in the business as the most talented musicians in music, this is the story of folk-rock duo Two Gallants as they grapple with what today’s version of success means to them and play every seedy music venue on the seemingly endless road across the United States.
Portraits from D.C.'s rapidly gentrifying neighborhoods.
The Miss Antigua beauty pageant and La Fabrica Gimnasio's Bodybuilding contest took place on the same weekend in July in Antigua, Guatemala.
Stories about neighborhoods around the world told by the people who grew up there.