A mother prays that she will one day know the truth about what happened to her son.
Jess Alvarenga (they/she) is a former associate producer for Reveal. They are an audio producer and documentary filmmaker from the American South. Meeting at the intersection of art and journalism, they use storytelling as a way to document and reimagine immigrant narratives, particularly those of the Central American diaspora. In 2017, Alvarenga was awarded an individual artist grant from the Houston Arts Alliance and the City of Houston for their work on the city’s Central American population. They have a master’s degree in journalism from UC Berkeley.
After Ayotzinapa Chapter 2: The Cover-Up
In Mexico, the investigation of the attack on students leaves key questions unanswered, but a DEA agent thousands of miles away thinks he knows why they were ambushed.