Alasdair Baverstock

Alasdair Baverstock is CGTN’s Mexico correspondent, based out of Mexico City, and covering the entire country and wider region.

A British journalist who began his career in print, Alasdair reported previously from Madrid and Caracas, before his role in Mexico.

As Mexico correspondent, Alasdair’s mission is to paint a wider and more in-depth picture of the region, bringing stories of success, innovation and cultural nuance to a country that is so-often reduced to drug cartels, violence and corruption through international coverage.

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July 22, 2021

Mexico’s hopes for baseball gold dimmed by COVID-19

  A blow to Mexico’s baseball team, heading into the Tokyo Olympics. Two of its pitchers have tested positive for COVID-19 – prompting a last-minute search for replacements. The development mars what otherwise has been a journey of pride for Mexico — in a sport […] Read More...
July 4, 2021

Mexico’s president pursues former presidents

We may have just had a set of mid-term elections in Mexico, but the country is now a month away from another big vote – on whether the country can send former presidents to prison. It’s a big question, and one being led by the […] Read More...
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