…my bed at the moment
The Raramuri live in Mexico’s Sierra Tarahumara, near Chihuahua city. Hundreds are said to be facing starvation. (Photo: flickr Lon&Queta)
Update: After we published this article, union leader Ramon Gardea has clarified claims about indigenous suicide in the region specifying that there were no acts of mass suicide, but still sustaining that 50 indigenous people committed suicide in the Sierra Tarahumara in separate incidents throughout 2011. However our research also raises some doubts about these claims, which are addressed in our most recent post on indigenous suicides.