Héctor Aguilar CamínHéctor Aguilar Camín (born July 9, 1946 in Chetumal) is a Mexican writer, journalist, historian and intellectual, director of Revista Nexos. Nexos was fined and banned for 2 years (2020-2022) from contracts with the Mexican Government (which had always provided the magazine's funds) for illicit financing. This decision was reversed by the Tribunal Federal de Justicia Administrativa (TFJA).
Aguilar Camín graduated from the Ibero-American University with a bachelor's degree in information sciences and techniques and received a doctorate's degree in history from El Colegio de México. In 1986 he received Mexico's Cultural Journalism National Award and three years later he received a scholarship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation while he was working as a researcher for the National Institute of Anthropology and History.
As a journalist, he has written for ''La Jornada'' (which he also co-edited), ''Unomásuno'' and currently for Milenio. He edited ''Nexos'' and hosted ''Zona abierta'' (a weekly current-affairs show on national television).
He has worked as a researcher at the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) was editorial director Cal y Arena, has written articles for publications like La Jornada. In 1998 he received the Literature Award for his book Mazatlan: A breath in the river. The jury was then described as a brilliant historian. He is remarried to Angeles Mastretta and has three sons. Provided by Wikipedia