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A veteran journalist, Kent Paterson has covered the borderlands, Mexico and Latin America for more than two decades. A frequent contributor to Radio Bilingue and other public radio programs, his stories have appeared on hundreds of stations throughout the world. He has written for publications including Ecoamericas, New Mexico Business Weekly, Crosswinds,Pacific News Service, and more. Kent is the author of the award-winning book The Hot Empire of Chile, a history of the New Mexico chile pepper industry. Kent's work has been recognized by numerous awards from the New Mexico Associated Press Broadcasters Association, New Mexico Press Women and the national Radio-Television News Directors Association. He has written numerous articles for nmpolitics.net , cipamericas.org. & others.
SHARE Monday, February 4, 2013 2012: Year of Indigenous Resistance in Mexico
Indigenous rights movements like Canada's Idle No More, the Zapatista National Liberation Army's "Mayan Apocalypse" in Chiapas, the indigenous Raramuri in northern Mexico's Sierra Tarahumara country & many others are gaining force throughout the Americas.