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Lydia Cacho Ribeiro

Agent: Raquel Peguero
Mero 26 Smza 3, Downtown
Cancun, Mexico


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Lydia Cacho Riberio,Journalist, writter. Born Mexico City april 1963.Daughter of a Oscar Cacho, Engineer and a French Feminist of portuguese origins, Paulette Ribeiro, a psicollogist that worked for more than 40 years in Mexico City as a therapist and an education activist in womens rights (died 2002). Lydia has published more than 1000 nws articles in mexican newspapers.Editor of the gender speciallized magazine Esta Boca es Ma.Has published pollitical essays with the University of Nuevo Leon and the University of Austin, Texas and the Universite Laval in Quebec, Canada. Gender advisor for UNIFEM.Published the novel "Las provincias del alma" Ed. Demac 2001.A fiction story based on a true story about a houswife with HIV who dies of AIDS in Cancun, Mexico.Recently Random HOuse-Grijalvo published an investigative report on Child pornography and organized crime. The story of Jean Succar Kuri a lebanesse pedophile who lives in Los Angeles California.Has won several awards including the State Jornalism Prize in 2002 for a piece on violence against women.Currenly is the President of the Shelter for battered women in Cancun,Mexico (CIAM Cancun A.C).Columnist for Tentacion magazine in Mexico.

Interests: Literature,Investigative Journalism, human rights,Feminism

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