Luis Horacio Nájera / @najera13

Journalist, writer, and analyst

Luis Horacio Nájera is a Mexican journalist, writer, and analyst living in exile in Canada since 2008. He is currently a graduate student of disaster and emergency management at York University. He was the recipient of the 2010 CJFE International Press Freedom Award, and one of the 2011 Human Rights Watch Hellman/Hammet awards. He is co-author of “Democratic Governance in Latin America: a regional discussion” (IRI, 2013), a member of Massey College since 2011, former fellow at the Citizen Lab/Canada Centre for Global Security Studies, and former PEN Canada-George Brown Writer in Residence. He received a Master of Global Affairs from University of Toronto. (Photograph by Melissa Renwick.)