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Sonia Nazario Social Journalist, Author, Humanitarian
MS-13 and 18th Street gangsters want to run Honduras. Cutting off American aid isn't going to stop them. Corruption allows the gangs to impose a reign of terror which fuels poverty.
The United States cannot erect a wall and expect women to resign themselves to being slaughtered. “Just because you are a woman, you feel hatred. Like someone is always trying to kill you.”
Children ride on top of freight trains—called La Bestia, The Beast—up the length of Mexico. Waiting for these innocent children are bandits, corrupt police officers, gangsters, rapists, and more. They’re beaten, robbed, raped, and sometimes killed. They lose legs, arms, and fingers riding La Bestia.
I’ve always focused on those not getting enough ink – women, children, the poor, Latinos. The journey of these children, of Enrique, had to be told.
Published February 25, 2017 in the New York Times
Published August 11, 2016 in the New York Times
Published October 11, 2015 in the New York Times
Published July 11, 2014 in the New York Times
Published October 15, 2013 in the New York Times
Article about Sonia in Tablet Magazine, 8/28/15