Leydy Pech, a Mayan beekeeper, launched a legal battle to protect the environment and the Indigenous Mayan community’s ancient practice of beekeeping. Now she is a 2020 Goldman Environmental Prize winner.
Wanted on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border on organized crime for drug and gun charges, Miguel Ángel Trevino Morales was captured by Mexican marines Monday night. The Zetas, the violent cartel Trevino Morales led, are expected to splinter in his absence.
Social media has revolutionized the way many humans communicate. In Mexico, that means it's become one of the only ways residents can get information about drug cartel violence. But that has the government nervous.
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