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Reflections of Mazatlan

Pepe from Azteca meets The Black Eagle.

Pepe from Azteca meets The Black Eagle.

Martin Is trying to have a nap in the bus. This is going to be a long ride from Guadalupe Zacatecas to Mazatlán. It was a crazy rush to the bus stop from the soccer match. He has been working as a soccer referee for amateur matches for many years.  It is very little money

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I will seek you until I find you!…..

I will seek you until I find you!…..

“Las Rastreadoras” (the trackers) del Fuerte” is a group of women that have one thing in common – a missing family member. These Sinaloa women decided to organize themselves to find their family members who have simply disappeared. Their worst fears are that they will find corpses instead. On the trackers’s brown shirts read ” I

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Mexican Revolution

Mexican Revolution

The Mexican Revolution began as a movement of middle-class protest against the long-standing dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz (1876-1911). Like many of Mexico’s 19th-century rulers, Diaz was an army officer who had come to power by a coup. Unlike his predecessors, however, he established a stable political system, in which the formally representative Constitution of 1857

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Pepe’s life in the Colonia Azteca ( Part 2)

Pepe’s life in the Colonia Azteca ( Part 2)

Pepe and his classmates are making a racket in the school bus. They are very excited because they are going on a guided visit to the Sinaloa Court facilities in Mazatlan. School can be very boring for Pepe, but not today. They have very few opportunities of an outside classroom activity. He and the other kids

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Pepe’s life in the Colonia Azteca

Pepe’s life in the Colonia Azteca

Pepe is an 8 year old boy who lives in Mazatlan’s Colonia Azteca. Every evening he goes to play outside on the street with his friends. They don’t care that the street is not paved. They just love their soccer. Pepe’s mother Lupita is chatting with the neighbors. They gossip about the teenager who just

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