Paraíso, Tabasco • 18.39998, -93.21422

The largest and best-known Paradise in the country. Construction is underway on a new oil refinery, Dos Bocas, which sits adjacent to a 40-year-old industrial port and crude oil extraction field.

Where once hundreds of hectares of mangroves provided the region with a natural barrier against floods and hurricanes, the community is now defenceless in the face of “Acts of God.”

Father Jesus & The Knowledge of Good and Evil

In the tiny community of Nuevo Torno Largo, unusually high cancer rates have been reported over the last 30 years.

But at least it has one paved road.

If you close your eyes and imagine ‘paradise’, what do you see?

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