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Untold Stories from the Mexico You Don’t Know

Untold Stories from the Mexico You Don’t Know

  Visit Round Earth Media’s website “Mexico Uncovered” for links to powerful radio documentaries.  Awesome! 

Old Mexico Lives On

Old Mexico Lives On

“They didn’t jump the border—it jumped them.” Read the article “Old Mexico Lives On” here.

Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead

      Are you celebrating El Dia de los Muertos? Here’s how they celebrate in Mazatlán!

San Miguel de Allende is #1

San Miguel de Allende is #1

  San Miguel de Allende is named #1 city in the world! Check it out! 

Artists can pay taxes with artworks in Mexico

Artists can pay taxes with artworks in Mexico

12 April 2014

  The Atlantic’s Eva Hershaw has written a very interesting piece on artists in Mexico being allowed to pay their taxes with artwork.  We think it’s a fabulous idea.

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Sixty Languages at Risk of Extinction in Mexico

Sixty Languages at Risk of Extinction in Mexico

09 April 2014

  Can they be kept alive?  Here is a worthwhile piece by Christine Dell’Amore of National Geographic. (free subscription required)

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Did you grow up eating Mexican food?

Did you grow up eating Mexican food?

06 April 2014

  If you think you did, check out “53 Signs You Grew Up Eating Mexican Food” on BuzzFeed. You’ll love it!

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Comforting Mexican Mourners

Comforting Mexican Mourners

05 April 2014

  Here’s a wonderful article and great video about musicians who play for mourners in Mexico City.  

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Posted in Distrito Federal, MexicoComments (0)

Los Otros Dreamers

Los Otros Dreamers

05 April 2014

  Friday April 25, 2014, 2:00 to 4:00pm, Manzanita Hall 130 Jill Anderson and Nin Solís will present their forthcoming book: Los Otros Dreamers, about young people who have been deported or made the difficult decision to return to Mexico in response to obstacles in the US.

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Sculptor Elizabeth Catlett dies in Mexico

Sculptor Elizabeth Catlett dies in Mexico

04 April 2014

  “If I had stayed in the States, I wouldn’t have done this work,” says Elizabeth Catlett…” Read the Inside Mexico article “Elizabeth Catlett, rock of ages”, here.  

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Electronic Music in Mexico

Electronic Music in Mexico

01 April 2014

  If you like electronic music, you’ll want to check out Thump on Vice.  Here’s their latest article (with audio and video) titled Seven New Faces of Electronic Music in Mexico.  Turn your speakers up and enjoy!

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A tour of the modern city of Monterrey

A tour of the modern city of Monterrey

30 March 2014

  Kim G is taking a road trip from Boston to the Yucatan (and blogging about it) – in this blog post he gives us a nice tour of the city of Monterrey.  Read “Monterrey – an entirely different face of Mexico” here. 

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Sunshine & sophistication in Mexico City

Sunshine & sophistication in Mexico City

30 March 2014

  The Minneapolis Star Tribune published an article today – “Sunshine and Sophistication in Mexico City.”  You’ll want to read this in depth piece that shows that “Mexico City offers an urbane alternative to beach resorts for tourists seeking fine cuisine, culture, and history.”

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Posted in Distrito Federal, MexicoComments (0)

The Mexico you don’t see on the Nightly News

The Mexico you don’t see on the Nightly News

30 March 2014

  Blogger and mother Beth and her family live in Mexico.  Her post “The Mexico You Don’t See on the Nightly News” will resonate with all of us who live in Mexico (and love it here.)

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Mezcal, the “moonshine of Mexico”

Mezcal, the “moonshine of Mexico”

27 March 2014

  “Mezcal is the moonshine of Mexico,” says Raul Yrastorza of the dedicated downtown L.A. mezcal and tequila bar Las Perlas. “From glass to glass, it’s amazing.” Here’s the article.

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Wine?  Mexico? Recycling? You Bet!

Wine? Mexico? Recycling? You Bet!

27 March 2014

  Have we got your interest?  Read “The Hippest Winery in Mexico is Made of Recycled Boats.”

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A Year in Mexico

A Year in Mexico

23 March 2014

  Thinking of moving to Mexico?  Have kids?  You’ll want to read “8 Powerful Lessons I have Learned from a Year of Mexican Adventures.”

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Where to go in Mexico City

Where to go in Mexico City

22 March 2014

  Love the NY Times article by Freda Moon ” 36 Hours in Mexico City.”  Don’t miss it!

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Love that Transcends Borders

Love that Transcends Borders

04 March 2014

  The Truth About Mexico Recommendation: “Amor and Exile tells of love that transcends borders—a story shared by hundreds of thousands of U.S. citizens—cutting through the immigration debate rhetoric and providing a courageous perspective for one of the most vexing policy problems of our time.” Link to the book, here.

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Mexico is in the top 5 Countries for Health Care!

Mexico is in the top 5 Countries for Health Care!

21 February 2014

  “Pretty much across the board, health care in Mexico costs a quarter to a half of what you would pay in the U.S.”  Read the article World’s Top Countries for Best Health Care 2014.  

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Foreigners in their own land…

Foreigners in their own land…

07 February 2014

  A reader brought this PBS video to our attention, we’re sure you’ll enjoy knowing more about the history between Mexico and the US.

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Sad News about the Monarch Butterflies

Sad News about the Monarch Butterflies

29 November 2013

    Texas Butterfly Ranch reports that only three million monarch butterflies will make the trip to Mexico this year. Sigh.

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