Articles by: Patrick Timmons

September 18, 2017

The latest murder of a journalist from Mexico’s Tierra Caliente region sheds light on a cycle of violence.

May 29, 2017

How Javier Valdez’s narrative journalism predicted his own death

March 27, 2017

How Richard Nixon’s Operation Intercept laid the foundation for decades of U.S.-Mexico border policy, including Donald Trump’s wall.

March 1, 2017

An undocumented woman's efforts to seek protection against her abusive ex boyfriend led to her arrest by immigration agents. But there's more to the story: her ex, a U.S. citizen, is a convicted international drug trafficker.

September 14, 2016

In Veracruz, Mexico, 17 journalists have been murdered and five have gone missing in the last six years. Noé Zavaleta, a Proceso reporter from the state, has found himself forced to “take a break.”

March 18, 2015

Art, politics, and violence collide in the murder of journalists in Veracruz.