Dudley Althaus was GlobalPost's senior correspondent for Mexico and Central America, based in Mexico City. Althaus has reported on Mexico and Latin America, mostly for Texas newspapers, for nearly all his three decades as a journalist. He's covered everything from drug war mayhem and political intrigue to environmental threats and energy industry investment. At a time when politicos and pundits are lauding "Mexico's moment," Althaus' coverage is infused with his deep experience.
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With ransoms set as low as $250, now more lower-class Mexicans can 'afford' an abduction. Although, sometimes they're killed anyway.
Mass same-sex marriages, presided over by the mayor? Yes, and then some.
A cavern 45 feet deep carved beneath the Mexican capital's busy streets highlights a long-lurking threat.
The government's alliance with Michoacan's armed vigilantes is on the rocks after the arrest of a militia chief.
The last time Nazario Moreno was killed locals didn't believe it. But officials say this time the cartel boss really is dead, and that they have strong evidence to prove it.