Eliza Barclay

Eliza Barclay is a writer and photographer based in Mexico City. She has written for Slate, Fortune, and Wired News, among other publications.

  • Fill 'Er Up: On biofuels

    As its neighbors back biofuels, Central America gears up for business

    Driving down either of El Salvador’s two principal highways, you’re almost sure to end up braking behind a pickup truck that’s jammed with people standing shoulder to shoulder. Occasionally these rural taxis are new vehicles, but most are rickety, rusted, …

  • Immigration scuffles threaten wildlands along the U.S.-Mexico border

    In the three-way struggle between the U.S. Border Patrol, illegal border crossers, and the natural environment, it’s never clear who’s winning. A U.S. Border Patrol truck on the move near Douglas, Ariz. Photo: Congressional Immigration Reform Caucus. If you ask …