José Olivares is a Lead Producer for TI podcasts. He is a bilingual investigative journalist and audio producer whose work has focused on immigration, criminal justice, Latin America, and human rights. Prior to The Intercept, he was an associate producer for WNYC’s “The Takeaway.” In 2020, he was part of a team including ICIJ, The Intercept, WNYC, and others, who received a New York Press Club award for reporting on solitary confinement in immigration detention centers. He is originally from Mexico City and is based in Brooklyn.
Trial of Mexico’s Former Top Cop Neglected U.S. Role in War on Drugs
Genaro García Luna was convicted on Tuesday of accepting millions in cartel bribes. But the information U.S. officials had went mostly unexplored.
Did Mexico’s Top Cop Play a Role in the Killing of a DEA Informant?
A man expected to testify in Genaro García Luna’s federal trial has accused the ex-security chief of helping to reveal the informant’s identity to a cartel.
Mexico’s Former Top Cop Is on Trial in New York. Will the U.S. Be Implicated?
Genaro García Luna, a drug war insider facing charges of colluding with two major cartels, was in a position to collect dirt on officials on both sides of the border.
The War on ImmigrantsThe Public Has Never Seen the U.S. Government Force-Feed Someone — Until Now
In an exclusive video, a hunger striker is force-fed in ICE detention — lifting the veil of secrecy on a practice condemned by medical ethicists.