Mexico: Struggling science, entrenched inequality, threatened human rights defenders

First week at my new job as a reporter in Mexico City, here are some stories:

ROBOTS! Not really taking over the world.

Brit economist: “The idea that growth will eradicate poverty without strong policies is a lie.”

Amnesty International on Thursday held a press conference to denounce threats against human rights defenders in Guerrero and called on the government to provide protection to indigenous leaders who have received death threats.


As a cafe owner said today: “Mexico may be like a Buñuel movie, surreal, but it’s my home.”

P.S. My god, the tacos are amazing.


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