Kent Paterson

Kent Paterson is a freelance journalist who covers the southwestern United States, the border region and Mexico. He is a regular contributor to CounterPunch and the Americas Program. 

The Long Wars Against El Paso and Ciudad Juarez

Hearts on Fire for the 43 of Ayoztinapa  

Never Forget August 3 in El Paso

Crisis After Crisis on the Border

Mexican Workers Strike For Paid Home Leave

Mexico and the Pandemic

Super Bowl Gluttony

A Juarez Refugee Christmas

Mexico’s Refugees

Fifty Years of Mexican October

The Great Crisis of Albuquerque

The Battle for Puerto Vallarta

As elections Approach, Soccer and Politics Dominate Mexican Life

‘I Think of Cops as People Who Want to Kill:’ Relatives of the Dead Revisit Albuquerque Police Shootings

Assassination in Guerrero: the Murder of Ranferi Hernandez Acevedo

Mexico’s Great Winter of Discontent

A New Human Rights Movement Stirs from Below

The Trump Effect on Mexico’s Political Scene

New Mexico Mobilizes for Standing Rock   

Full Circle in the Americas: Indigenous Resistance and Resurgence in the 21st Century

Juan Gabriel’s Ashes, Purple Rains and the Rebirth of the Pachuco

Mexico’s Disappeared Who Won’t Disappear 

Saving Southern New Mexico from the Next Big Flood

The Chile Capital’s Long Road Back From Little Katrina

The Political Fallout from Trump’s Albuquerque Rally