Luis Horacio Nájera

Luis Horacio Nájera extensively reported violence across the US-Mexico border since 1995. He fled to Canada in 2008 after receiving death threats because of his work as senior correspondent in Ciudad Juárez, one of the world`s most violent cities due to organized crime activity. Recipient of the 2010 International Press Freedom Award by CJFE, and one of 2011 Human Rights Watch Hellman/Hammett awards. Member of Massey College and PEN Canada's Writers in Exile network. Author -with Peter Edwards- "The Wolfpack: The millennial mobsters who brought chaos and the cartels to the Canadian underworld", Random House of Canada, 2021. As part of his reinvention in exile, Luis completed a Master of Global Affairs from the University of Toronto, and a Master of Disaster and Emergency Management at York University.

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