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IRE Radio Podcast | The Disappeared

[Looking for the Spanish version of the podcast? Click here]

It’s no secret to Mexicans or Colombians that people are disappeared, all the time, often at the hands of cartels and with seemingly no reason. We talked with Daniela Guazo from Mexico’s El Universal about the work she and her team did along with Colombia’s El Tiempo to give a human face to an issue that has affected nearly 100,000 families.  

Read a Q&A with highlights from this interview.

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Daniela Vidal reported this episode. Lucio Villa of the San Francisco Chronicle was our guest editor for the Spanish version of this episode, along with IRE’s Sarah Hutchins. We are recorded in the studios of KBIA at the University of Missouri.


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