FB Live: Mexico’s resurgent Henequen industry

Henequen fabric was once the mainstay of the Yucatan's economy, but thanks to modernization, it has become all but obsolete. Now, interest and investment from China may see the tough fabric making a comeback. CGTN's Alasdair Baverstock takes us through its manufacture.


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Alasdair Baverstock MA is an award-winning multimedia foreign correspondent based in Mexico City, with more than five years of experience covering Latin America. Originally from London, and with full NCTJ certification, he specialises in news and feature journalism for print, radio and television. His work has previously been used as set-texts in British A-Level examinations. He currently works as CGTN America's Mexico correspondent, and has formerly published work in TIME Magazine, Daily Mail, The Atlantic, Penthouse, Fox News, BBC, Daily Telegraph, TRT World, and others.


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