Un círculo de personas y empresas alrededor de JOH // A circle of people and companies around the former Honduran president

CLIP and Contracorriente, February 2022. With Jennifer Ávila and María Teresa Ronderos. El artículo original en español se encuentra después de la traducción al inglés. Ilustración: Candy Carvajal. The following is a translation of the original Spanish. Two non-profits, two diplomats, and the circle around the former Honduran president. As detained former Honduran President Juan... Continue Reading →

The ‘relentless emotional journey’ of the mothers of Central America’s disappeared

The New Yorker, May 2021. Film by Erin Semine Kökdil. The opening scene of the film “Desde Que Llegaste, Mi Corazón Dejó de Pertenecerme” (“Since You Arrived, My Heart Stopped Belonging to Me”) is shot through the windshield of a bus barrelling through fog, wipers swiping to no avail. We cannot discern what doom—or what... Continue Reading →

The hidden connection between U.S steel giant Nucor and the controversial Los Pinares mine in Honduras

Contracorriente, Univision Investigative Unit and the Centro Latinoamericano de Investigación Periodística (CLIP), November 2020. With Jennifer Ávila. The following is an English translation of the original article in Spanish; disponible en español. An environmental conflict marked by violence is raging in Guapinol, Honduras, where local inhabitants resist an iron oxide mine in a national park.... Continue Reading →

The Criminal Age // Tiempo de crímenes

Contra Corriente, Oct 2019, New York. En español aquí. With Jennifer Ávila. A trial in New York reveals narco control in Honduras *This article has been amended since its original publication to reflect changing news.  Tony Hernández is a former congressman from Honduras' ruling National Party and the brother of the sitting president. Since 2004,... Continue Reading →

Deported into a Nightmare

The Atlantic, June 2018, Honduras. Edwin Vásquez, a 16-year-old, is learning how to live with fear. One afternoon last fall, as he played soccer on a field near his house in La Rivera Hernández in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, gunfire suddenly rang out, and he barely dodged bullets meant for him. Lurking around the field... Continue Reading →

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