The People of Tepito
Tepito is Mexico City’s most notorious quarter. While the media generally focuses on violence and crime, Francisco Mata portrays the barrio’s inhabitants.
One of the biggest cities in the world, Mexico City, has always struggled with crime and insecurity. As the drug war escalates in the rest of the country though, the city has remained relatively safe. Read about the successes and failures of ongoing efforts to ensure the security of the city's inhabitants.