Giving voice to the silenced.

Peace is a universal language but translation is essential for an international audience to fully comprehend how journalists are silenced in Mexico. By putting their words into English, we increase the chances of their voices being heard. To date, our staff and volunteers have published more than 150 translations of Spanish-language investigative reporting.

The Death Camp that the Government of Veracruz Covered Up – by Miguel Ángel León Carmona (La Silla Rota)
Posted on Thursday April 27, 2017

  ~ This report was originally published on April 26, 2017 ~ A ranch with hundreds of bones, ashes, clothes, and other evidence was found in Tihuatlán, and subsequently abandoned by the attorney general’s office three months ago. TIHUATLÁN, Veracruz.- Continue reading

The Holocaust: Dilemmas in Teaching – by Emmanuel Kahan (Pagina 12)
Posted on Thursday April 27, 2017

~This essay was originally published by Pagina 12 on April 6, 2017 ~ The Holocaust is a sensitive topic in Argentina. Its effects were felt early on. Beginning 1940 there were activities and demonstrations challenging the Nazi policies of racial Continue reading

Don Rosenblún – Sebastián Scherman (Translation by Alejandro Meter)
Posted on Tuesday April 25, 2017

In 1910, as Argentina celebrated its first centennial, Alberto Gerchunoff published Los gauchos judíos (The Jewish Gauchos of the Pampas), undoubtedly the best known work about the Jewish agricultural settlements at the end of the nineteenth century and early years Continue reading

Interior Security and Sinaloa: The Test Case – by Adrián López Ortiz (SinEmbargo)
Posted on Thursday April 20, 2017

 ~ This op-ed was originally published by SinEmbargo on 4/20/17 ~ It has been ten years since Mexico declared war on narcotrafficking. In that span, thousands of dead and disappeared reveal, daily, the failure of that “strategy.” The price has Continue reading

The Murder of Miroslava Breach and the Danger of the Old Narratives – Marcela Turati
Posted on Wednesday March 29, 2017

A journalist contacted me the day after Miroslava was murdered. They wanted a comment to support their story about how organized crime had killed three journalists in Mexico this month. The evidence for that claim? Because the journalists’ stories had Continue reading

Fishermen Forced to Smuggle Bodies to El Arbolillo in Veracruz – by Miguel Ángel León Carmona (e-Veracruz)
Posted on Wednesday March 22, 2017

~ This story was originally published on March 22, 2017 ~ “Criminals came to recruit fishermen in Alvarado because they saw that there was no work here. They gave people a skiff for shrimp fishing and gas to use all Continue reading

The 200,000 Migrants that Trump Needs – by José Ignacio De Alba (En el camino)
Posted on Wednesday February 15, 2017

~ This story was originally published by En el camino on February 14, 2017 ~   These Sinaloan families journey to the United States on temporary work visas. The men and women join companies where they catch and process seafood. Continue reading

Promote Investment and Help Deportees: Mayors – by Roberto Santillán (Diario Tijuana)
Posted on Thursday January 26, 2017

Tijuana—January 18, 2017.- Exemptions from land use fees, streamlining of paperwork, forgiveness of debts and fines—these were some of the benefits, along with establishing a “plan for deportees”, that the 461 National Action Party (PAN) mayors agreed to implement during Continue reading

Profiles of Three Murdered Journalists: A Translation from Tú Y Yo Coincidimos en La Noche Terrible – by Efrain Rodriguez Arzaga
Posted on Thursday December 15, 2016

Translator’s Note: The brutal and rotten nature of the “Mexican” Drug War has affected many, including professionals such as journalists. The following translations are tragic stories about Mexican Journalists that originate from the state of Veracruz. These journalists died doing Continue reading

Vietnam Veterans Are Deported to Mexico – by Jorge Nieto (Animal Político)
Posted on Thursday November 10, 2016

~ This article was originally published on March 13, 2012 ~ Brothers Carlos and Valente Valenzuela are both veterans of the Vietnam War. They were born in the municipality of Ojinaga in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua, but when Continue reading

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