Anabel Hernández

Anabel Hernández

28 April 2014

Despite her father’s abduction and murder in December 2000, Anabel Hernández broke a story the following year that led to a major investigation into embezzlement at the highest level of government. Her coverage of this scandal, known as Toallagate, won her Mexico’s National Journalism Award in 2002. She went on to spend five years researching […]

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Verónica Basurto

Verónica Basurto

28 April 2014

Covering police investigations is undoubtedly one of the most important activities carried out by journalists in Mexico. Verónica Basurto, a freelance working in Mexico City, took on the task of shedding light on several cases of corruption and impunity. Working with French journalist Laurence Cuvillier of the TV news channel France24 , she looked into […]