East Goes West: Mexico

Dangerous passage and uncertainty in Europe push migrants, refugees to the Americas. This is the story of Mexico's northern and southern borders.

Video: Women Travelers at WITS ’14

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 …

MTV Voices: February 2014

MTV Voices Andrea

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)

4 Women Journalists Defying the Odds in Mexico City

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 …