Pedro Alonso Benítez
Pedro Alonso Benítez is a journalist and human rights defender from Puebla, Mexico. He is the founder of Proyectocinco, a newscast for the Metropolitan Area of Puebla and Tlaxcala, from San Martín Texmelucan and has been a correspondent for El Sol de Puebla. As part of his coverage, he addresses environmental issues, the defense of water, land and territory, as well as issues related to corruption in municipal administration and violence at the local level. He has a degree in Journalism and has specialised in investigative journalism, receiving training at institutions such as the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), the Cátedra Granados Chapa and El Colegio de México (COLMEX) and at organisations such as the Instituto para la Seguridad y Democracia, A.C. - INSYDE, the National Center for Social Communication (CENCOS) and the International Republican Institute (IRI). He currently teaches at the Mexican Institute of Journalism in Puebla (IMEP).