Editor's note: To give you a chance to get to know our writers better, we've asked them to respond to some questions. Here's Carlos Aguilar. Read his work here. I was born and grew up in Mexico City, a massive metropolis brimming with contrasts. Its relentless chaos and majestic beauty are always at odds. My elementary school was around the corner from home.
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John Burnett. Mexican Federal Police personnel patrol the streets of Ciudad Juarez during an anti-narcotics operation on March 2. Members of Alta Tropa, or the High Crew, use creativity such as graffiti art, break dancing and hip-hop as an alternative to gangbanging. The epicenter of violence in Mexico remains Ciudad Juarez, where nearly 2, people have been murdered in a mafia war in the past 14 months — many of them just boys. There are so many murders that the new morgue is planning to double its size, and so many threats that the mayor recently moved his family across the river to El Paso. Some 80 percent of the victims are younger than Social workers say the violence is fueled by a disturbing trend: The cartels have begun seeking younger and younger recruits.
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October 25, Scolari involving 50 researchers from eight countries between and Transmedia Literacy seeks to answer two questions: what teenagers do with the media and how they have learned it.
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