Alasdair Baverstock

Alasdair Baverstock

Mexico City, Mexico


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Alasdair Baverstock

Mexico City-based foreign correspondent covering the entire country and wider region. Fluent Spanish given previous postings in Madrid and Caracas. 

Experienced with live hits and news-gathering. 

www.alasdairbaverstock.com

Managing director of BavFilms (www.bavfilms.net), a production company specialising in video news, feature and reportage for online media organisations. Clients include MailOnline, ITV, VICE and others.

SKILLS

 
English Spanish

Reuters story on displaced indigenous community now settled in Baja California


170

Daily Mail. From big top to big boss, Mexico circuses forced to sell their animals to narcos


241

Zunduri, the Mexican slave girl


147

Daily Mail. Raised in America, dumped in Mexico


122

Daily Mail. The luxurious narco tombs of Sinaloa


103

Daily Mail. El Chapo: Who is El Pastor?


171

The beasts behind the beauty queen wife of El Chapo


243

Daily Mail Inside Mexico's Most Dangerous University


243

Curse of the Wolf Family


173

Daily Mail. Good guys cook up crystal meth in shocking new documentary.


121

Daily Mail, 200 shares Are Mexico City's 'Filth Tacos' the unhealthiest food on the planet?


217

Stories

  • Ancient Mexican festival sees cross-dressing, bare-knuckle, boxing.

    Guerrero State, Mexico Cultural May 1 @ 12:00am

    The legend goes that every year the Aztecs would sent an army south into the high sierras of Guerrero State, and take away the local tribes' best young women for themselves. Until one year, when the most hardened Guerrerense warriors dressed in women's clothing, and passed themselves off as the... Read more

  • Ancient Mexican festival sees cross-dressing, bare-knuckle, boxing.

    Guerrero State, Mexico Cultural May 1 @ 12:00am

    The legend goes that every year the Aztecs would sent an army south into the high sierras of Guerrero State, and take away the local tribes' best young women for themselves. Until one year, when the most hardened Guerrerense warriors dressed in women's clothing, and passed themselves off as the... Read more

  • Cross-dressing, bare-knuckle boxing in Mexican festival

    Guerrero, Mexico Cultural May 1 @ 12:00am

    Alasdair Baverstock here, I used to do travel features of you out of Venezuela (chocolate, rodeo). I’m now in Mexico, and have come across a good story that would be ideal for another 'Postcard from…’ feature for your section: The legend goes that every year the Aztecs would sent an army south... Read more

  • Impoverished Mexican families earn money by selling daughters

    Ciudad de México, Mexico Current Affairs May 1 @ 12:00am

    In the high sierras of southern Mexico, where farmers subsist on the cultivation of opium, money is so scarce that an easy way to make $3,000 is for a father to sell a daughter to any foreigner passing through the region. Pimps and human traffickers scour the mountains for just such deals, taking... Read more

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