Posts Tagged: Mexico

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Sidewalks: talking points from the English PEN Translated Literature Book Club

Report by Jonathan Ruppin September’s book was Sidewalks by Mexican writer Valeria Luiselli, translated from Spanish by Christina MacSweeney. One of the great boons of a book club is the opportunity to hear about others’ reading experiences firsthand, offering alternative perspectives to one’s own, often resulting in a greater appreciation of a book we might

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The labyrinth

The journalist and contributor to The Sorrows of Mexico reflects on the ‘three demons’ of narco-politics, censorship and corruption, and on the future of journalism in his country.

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Mexico: reporter Ana Flores Salazar murdered

According to reports, the body of Anabel Flores Salazar, a reporter for El Sol de Orizaba, was found on 9 February 2016 in the state of Puebla, adjacent to Flores’ home state of Veracruz. She had been abducted from her home on Monday by armed men. American-Mexican author and President of PEN International Jennifer Clement

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