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Óscar Martínez

Investigative Journalist

Óscar Martínez, a young award-winning investigative journalist for ElFaro.net, the first exclusively digital newspaper in Latin America, spent two years following in the footsteps of more than 250,000 migrants who make the perilous journey across Mexico every year. He has ridden the Beast eight times himself, interviewing people on their way to the United States. In 2010, his reporting resulted in a book, Los migrantes que no importan, which has just been published in English to The Beast.