Dudley Althaus

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.

Recent Stories


Another mayor dies in Mexico


Mayor Ygnacio Lopez had staged a hunger strike outside Mexico’s senate demanding help against gangs. Officials claim a car accident killed him, but others insist he was murdered like dozens of other Mexican mayors.


Juarez: The sequel

Mexico’s onetime murder capital is making a spectacular, however tenuous, comeback. The rest of Mexico, and the world, should watch closely.