Simon Schatzberg

Simon is a freelance journalist and translator based in Mexico City. His writing about Mexico has been published in the Guardian, Al Jazeera English and the Progressive.

Struggling to Compete with Fentanyl, Mexico’s Poppy Farmers Ask for Legalization

Gonzalo Hernandez* first heard the word “fentanyl” about two years ago. Hernandez, who lives in the sierra in the state…

February 4, 2019