Mexicans seek solace amid chaos

As country continues to battle drug-related violence, many are looking towards spirituality for comfort.

    As Mexico's drug-related violence continues, some are finding comfort in spirituality.

    It is a mainly Catholic nation, but as Al Jazeera's Franc Contreras reports from Mexico City, many are turning to religious figures rooted in Mexico's indigenous past.

    One alternative is the saint of death, also known as Santa Muerte.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Revival: The Muslim Response to the Crusades

    Revival: The Muslim Response to the Crusades

    This part of 'The Crusades: An Arab Perspective' explores the birth of the Muslim revival in the face of the Crusades.

    Going undercover as a sex worker

    Going undercover as a sex worker

    A photojournalist describes how she posed as a prostitute to follow the trade in human flesh.

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    It's time to change the way we talk and think about Africa.