Mexico

Jocelyn (Joys) Morenno leads a Zumba class in Veracruz, Mexico. (Photo from ZumbaMexico)

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From Mexico to Moscow, the Latin-music-based fitness program Zumba has danced it's way to a global empire.

Sandy Malegon is crowned Queen of the 2014 Afro-Mexican Carnival. (Photo by Reagan Jackson)

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What’s worse, to lose your life because you're seen as a threat, or to lose your identity to no longer be threatening?

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Alcoholism, domestic violence, corruption, poverty — the deck is stacked against the women of high altitude indigenous communities in Veracruz. But an upstart human rights group is helping them turn the tables.

Olmec heads on display at the Anthropology Museum in Veracruz are often referenced as evidence of a pre-Columbian connection between Africa and Mexico because of their African features, but most anthropologists dismiss the connection. (Photo by Reagan Jackson)

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What do Kid Cudi, Lupita Nyong'o and Stacy Dash have in common? They all identify as Afro-Mexican. But as columnist Reagan Jackson discovered, finding people who identify that way in Mexico isn't so easy.

Nestora Salgado addresses the community police force she lead in Olinalá, Mexico, prior to her arrest last year. (Still from Youtube)

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After almost a year in a Mexican prison, a wave of political pressure is gathering for the release of Renton resident Nestora Salgado. "We must shame...