Ed Warner

Veteran Journalist

Mexican Paradise

Visitors to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City must look up, way up to see the lofty exhibit from the cathedral in Puebla, Mexico. Three stories high is a spectacular painting of the Old and New Testaments – “Moses and the Brazen Serpent and the Transfiguration of Jesus”- completed by Mexican artist […]

Spring Break in Mexico

The U.S. State Department has issued a travel warning to spring breakers and others going to Mexico. Because of the crime wave, there’s a risk in certain parts of Mexico, says the report, and that includes kidnapping. It may be the usual abduction for ransom or the victim may be forced to withdraw money from […]

Confederates in Mexico

History books tell us the American Civil War ended when Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox on April 9, 1965. But not quite. There was a sequel. A few thousand Confederates went south of the border to Mexico to continue the struggle.

Our Spy in Mexico

At the height of the Cold War in the 1960s, Mexico City was teeming with intrigue. Agents of the United States, the Soviet Union and Cuba jostled one another for information and influence. Writes Gus Russo in his book “Live By The Sword”: “This megalopolis had become the most spy infested in the Western Hemisphere, […]

The Beast

It’s the most dangerous ride in Mexico but never lacks for riders. Central Americans, fleeing the violence of their region, cross the Mexican border and hop the freight train heading north toward the United States. It’s called The Beast (La Bestia) for good reason. It devours its passengers.

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"Master of Narrative"

~Ted Lipien


This website contains the collected works, recent articles and continuing blog posts from veteran journalist Ed Warner who has been reporting for more than 55 years. Ed wrote for Time Magazine from 1958-1982 and wrote, edited and reported for the Voice of America from 1983-2005. He continues to freelance today and his articles have appeared in The American Conservative and on AntiWar.com and other news websites. More...

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