FORA.tv Speaker - Alfredo Corchado
Alfredo Corchado was born in Durango, Mexico, and grew up in California and Texas. He is a 1987 graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso and a 2009 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. Corchado has worked for The Dallas Morning News since 1994. As Mexico bureau chief, he covers U.S. policy in Latin America, specializing in Mexico. Corchado has also worked for The Dallas Morning News in Cuba and Washington. Before joining The News, Corchado worked in public radio on the border, the Ogden Standard-Examiner in Utah, El Paso Herald-Post and The Wall Street Journal. His reporting has earned him several awards, including The Maria Moors Cabot award presented by Columbia University and the Elijah Parrish Lovejoy prize for courage presented by Colby College. Corchado is a leading reporter on the drug-related violence that continues to dominate the border region and threaten Mexico's national security and border communities. He is currently a visiting fellow at the David Rockefeller Center at Harvard and is working on his first book Midnight in Mexico.
04.14.12 | 01:17:53 min
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