Posts By: Alvaro Céspedes

Alvaro Céspedes is a Mexican journalist currently pursuing a double master's degree in journalism and Latin American Studies at The University of Texas at Austin. He has conducted research in the Peruvian Andes, where he's doing a thesis on the narratives of cultural memory of the internal armed conflict. His journalistic works focus on stories related to the intersection between immigration, social justice, and culture. In the United States, he has done freelance work for Texas Observer and Texas Standard. In Mexico, he has worked with Vice and Letras Libres. He believes in the power of words as a means for change.

A 30-Year Quest for Justice in Peru

This article was also published in Spanish in Gatopardo. Read it here.  Raquel Martin sits on the couch in her apartment in Märsta, a suburb 40 miles north of Stockholm, […] Read More >