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|Political Violence in Mexico - Anabel Hernandez at UCSC|
|Date||Thursday February 19|
|Time||1:00 PM - 2:30 PM|
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|Charles E. Merrill Lounge at UCSC|
|Organizer/Author||UCSC - Ayotzinapa Collective|
Anabel Hernández is a renowned Mexican journalist, author of the best-selling book Los Señores del Narco (Narcoland), and the key challenger to the Mexican federal government’s official story about the kidnapping of 43 student teachers in IgualaAdded to the calendar on Monday Feb 16th, 2015 10:25 PM
Since 2001, she has investigated abuse of power, gender violence, and drug cartels. She has received multiple awards, including the Golden Pen of Freedom, the Mexican Journalism Award, and official recognition by UNICEF. Anabel will detail her evidence and argument regarding political violence in contemporary Mexico. A Q&A session with the audience will follow.
The event is free and open to the public.
Sponsored by: UCSC Politics Department, Chicano Latino Research Center, Center for Political Ecology, UCSC Students for Ayotzinapa, and UCSC Latin American and Latino Studies Department. Contact: miswilso [at] ucsc.edu