Publicado: 26 de enero de 2017
Javier Valdez Cárdenas was an award-winning journalist and author who covered drug trafficking and organized crime in Mexico. His numerous articles have been published throughout Mexico and in such periodicals as National Geographic. His many published books include Miss Narco. Valdez Cárdenas became the sixth reporter to be murdered in Mexico thus far in 2017 when, on May 15, he was fatally shot near the offices of the newspaper he founded, Riodoce, in Sinaloa.
Everard Meade is Director of the Trans-Border Institute at the University of San Diego’s Kroc School of Peace Studies and its certificate programs in Applied Peace Education in Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico.