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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Ayotzinapa

As representatives of the 43 disappeared students of Ayotzinapa arrive in London, Mexico’s greatest living writer Elena Poniatowska tells their story.

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Bodies not corpses

When I was asked to write this blog, the first option immediately suggested to me as a possible topic was that of the literature about the violence in Mexico. I have to confess that my first reaction was to refuse and get defensive

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