Tag: Francisco Cantú

Juan Villoro: Donald Trump, Illusion of Convenience

June 2016

The acclaimed Mexican writer explains why Donald Trump is a welcome distraction for the government of Mexico.

Francisco Cantú: Mission Trail

December 2015

Boundaries of Nations: In the borderlands of northern Mexico, a legacy of violence.


November 2015

The acclaimed Mexican writer explores the paranoia of life amongst cartels.

Juan Villoro: Violence-Meter

June 2015

The acclaimed Mexican author confronts the normalization of violence.

Francisco Cantú: Dark Work on the Border

October 2014

Remembering the late journalist Charles Bowden, who chronicled the depths of the violence consuming Mexico.

Francisco Cantú: A Massacre, Recurring

April 2014

In Shadows at Dawn, historian Karl Jacoby uses a single moment of bloodshed to examine the persistence of violence in the U.S./Mexico borderlands.

Francisco Cantú: Refuge, Part III

October 2013

Part 3, Withdrawal: How a system of neglect endangered the lives of asylum seekers in the Netherlands.

Francisco Cantú: Refuge, Part II

October 2013

Part 2, Presence: Exploring life and death amongst asylum seekers whose applications were rejected by the Dutch government in this second part of a three-part series.

Francisco Cantú: Refuge, Part I

October 2013

Part 1, Reception: Asylum seekers face red-tape, indifference, and murder in the first of a three-part series on the Dutch asylum system.

Francisco Cantú: Ventana

August 2013

A former Border Patrol agent recalls his first encounter with a body in the desert.