Divining Destiny in the Tehuacán ValleyOne Community's Response to Mexico's Worst Water Crisis in Decades
Demand for Mexico’s finite supply of water will rise steadily for the foreseeable future.
Conforme a los estándares del México rural, Francisca Rosas Valencia no tiene el aspecto de los líderes de la comunidad.
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Severe water scarcity is a daily reality for many in Mexico, particularly the people of Tehuacán Valley.
The people who inhabit Tehuacán Valley in southeast Mexico humanize one of the greatest global crises.
Valencia spent much of her life teaching others in southeast rural Mexico, and beyond, how to live sustainably.
The Tehuacán Valley captures the tragedy and triumph of Mexico’s worst freshwater crisis in decades. In this video, meet Francisca Rosas Valencia, a leader who is working to better her community’s water future.
Forces of man and nature have turned this valley’s freshwater supply, once renowned throughout Mexico, into an ancient memory.
Newsweek’s Latin America bureau chief and a top Getty photographer from South Africa were among the team that produced the content seen here.