Dangerous passage and uncertainty in Europe push migrants, refugees to the Americas. This is the story of Mexico's northern and southern borders.
Last month, I had the opportunity to attend the first Women in Travel Summit (WITS14) in Chicago. Personally, it was a life changing experience since I met very inspiring women that are passionate about discovering the world - whether it is as a hobby, for work, for curiosity or just to get out of their own comfort … Continue reading Video: Women Travelers at WITS ’14
Is social media improving young people's lives? What has been your most embarrassing dating story? If you could date anyone - who would it be? It is February: Valentine's Month for MTV Voices 🙂 Check out our latest video, directly from many of the major cities in the world. [vimeo http://vimeo.com/86707915] Andrea Arzaba, Mexico City (February 2014)
I originally wrote this post for NACLA and Global Voices Online. Despite the low salaries and the dangers that come with being a reporter in one of the most dangerous countries for journalists in the Americas, some Mexican female journalists continue working and thriving in the profession. In this post, we introduce you to four of these … Continue reading 4 Women Journalists Defying the Odds in Mexico City
When an untapped source of oil, gas or other natural resource is discovered, communities are often overjoyed to learn about their new source of wealth. This wealth, however, may also become a source of corruption and conflict, as developers, politicians and others battle over who will benefit. Too often, a lack of media coverage of … Continue reading Tips for reporters covering natural resources extraction
Here's my latest video for MTV Voices, asking people in the streets of Mexico City what was their obsession. It was so much fun recording the interviews, as each person experiences a whole different world than one can see at first sight. And for you my friends, what is your obsession? Aquí esta mi último video … Continue reading MTV Global Streetcast: What Is Your Obsession?
¿Alguna vez les han llamado la atención los mapas interactivos? Si, aquellos infográficos que explican por medio de imágenes problemáticas sociales de una manera sencilla. Ayer tuve la oportunidad de conocer y entrevistar a Ian Ward, programador y apasionado por el desarrollo internacional, quien ha unido sus intereses y se ha convertido en uno de … Continue reading #DAL2012 Entrevista a Ian Ward