Aug. 21, 2016, 5:25 p.m.

Vidas Cruzadas

/ Spanish-language radio stations

This eight part Spanish-language radio drama/documentary was the result of a collaboration with a dozen reporters in Central America, the US and Mexico. The assignment was to repurpose print media st...

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Jan. 26, 2016, 3:26 p.m.

Returning to a changed Mexico

/ Latino USA

Returning to a place you love can be a joy. But if that place has changed for the worse, the opposite can happen. Canadian reporter Conrad Fox tells us about a visit to his former hometown of Xalapa,...

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Jan. 26, 2016, 1:50 p.m.

More African and Asian Migrants Are Arriving in Mexico After Long Latin American Journeys

/ Vice News

Sitting in a small cafe in the southern Mexican city of Tapachula, Gorjit recalled the harrowing experiences that led him there as he outlined his hopes and fears for the future.  The young man with c...

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Dec. 31, 2015, 12:40 p.m.

Immigration Uncovered

/ Round Earth Media

As a wave of migrants and refugee from Central America gripped the US news in the 2014/2015, Immigration Uncovered set out to unearth some of the lesser known stories about migration. We used a unique...

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Aug. 22, 2010, 1:09 p.m.

Crossing a minefield

/ The World / BBC World Service

Three thousand villagers in the mountains of Nariño, southern Mexico, are surrounded by landmines. The explosives were set by ELN rebels after they were attacked by the Colombian army, and have alrea...

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Aug. 21, 2008, 5:01 p.m.

Missing the Train

/ Vidas Cruzadas

All looks well for Filiberto, as he rides the rails to the US. A seasoned traveller of this perilous route, he is accompanied for the first time by his daughter. All looks well as they take a rest st...

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Aug. 19, 2007, 5:39 p.m.

The Caliphate of San Cristobal de las Casas

/ Gatopardo

Up in the Sierra Madre mountains of Chiapas, the colonial city of San Cristobal de las Casas is a crossroads of world culture. Rasta-haired hippies from Europe learn Tzotzil, indigenous Tzotzil chat i...

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Aug. 9, 2007, 3:54 p.m.

A Night on the Barricades

/ World Vision Report

In the summer of 2007, the city of Oaxaca was insurrection. A striking teachers union, joined by hundreds of disaffected NGOs, indigenous groups and other protestors ruled the streets, with barricade...

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For 15 years, Conrad lived in Mexico, where he worked as a freelance radio and print journalist. His work took him into a minefield, a gunfight, a dugout canoe and the homes of many fascinating, brave and generous people. He is also an avid teacher and has led classes in radio, robotics, soccer, physics and anthropology in a diversity of places, including office towers, lecture halls, fields and palm thatched huts.


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