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Mexican Female News Anchor Receives Death Threats from Cartel

Virginia Isaad
Femicide and violence against women continues throughout Latin America at startling rates and now a cartel in Mexico is threatening the life of a female news anchor because of her coverage. Earlier this week a video was released showing six...
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Mexican Women Mobilize for Dignified Lives Free of Violence

Yvette Montoya
HipLatina partnered with National Geographic in advance of its new show Trafficked featuring the trailblazing female journalist Mariana van Zeller who goes inside the world’s deadliest black markets. In this series on HipLatina, we take a deep dive into femicide and the...
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Femicide in Puerto Rico: A History of Violence and Resistance

Raquel Reichard
HipLatina partnered with National Geographic in advance of its new show Trafficked featuring the trailblazing female journalist Mariana van Zeller who goes inside the world’s deadliest black markets. In this series on HipLatina, we take a deep dive into femicide and the...
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Murder at the Border: How the U.S. & Mexico Turn a Blind Eye to Femicide

Johanna Ferreira
HipLatina partnered with National Geographic in advance of its new show Trafficked featuring the trailblazing female journalist Mariana van Zeller who goes inside the world’s deadliest black markets. In this series on HipLatina, we take a deep dive into femicide and the...
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Indigenous Activist Nemonte Nenquimo Makes TIME 100 List

Virginia Isaad
As Latinos continue to make strides in different industries there’s always the issue of recognition for their work and efforts. TIME’s list of 100 influential people includes only 9 Latinxs, so while we celebrate those that made it on the...
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Mexican Artist & Activist Isabel Cabanillas Murdered in Juárez, Mexico

Virginia Isaad
Activist, feminist, single mother and artist Isabel Cabanillas de la Torre”s body was found Saturday with bullet wounds on her chest in Ciudad Júarez, Chihuahua, Mexico sparking demonstrations calling for justice. Cabanillas went missing Friday night after leaving a bar...