Stories about Mexico from September, 2005
Mark in Mexico tries to defend an earlier post in which he was critical of Mexican culture and corruption. Today's post has new examples of cultural deficiency such as unclean ponds on Mexican golf courses.
Michelle Dion and Matthew Shugart continue to disagree on the level of legislative independence and its political and electoral effects in Mexico.
Matthias Goodman has an exhaustive post on the career of famed Mexican slap-stick comedian, Chesperito.
Aleksu explains what is a Mexican Volchito.
CitizenShift highlights Diego Briceño-Orduz's new documentary about Acapulco's child prostitutes.
Bloggings by Boz has a comprehensive compilation of presidential approval ratings and campaign polls from around the Americas.
Technochica has joined Eduardo Arcos‘ ever expanding blog empire, Hipertextual.
Che at Chatter Garden posts an account of the welcome extended by the Mexican goverment to non-government groups staging demonstrations at the WTO in Cancun, 2003. Hong Kong will host a WTO round in November.
Eduardo Arcos of ALT1040 remembers the 20th anniversary [ES] of the 1985 Mexico City earthquake.
195 years ago today, in the town of Dolores, Guanajuato, a Catholic priest named Miguel Hidalgo rang the bell of his church and, in a call for Mexican independence, cried out, “Mexicanos, ¡viva México!” That famous and passionate cry is now referred to as the Grito de Dolores or “Cry...
As Nuevo Laredo gets ready for tonight's “scream of independence,” Google Sightseeing reveals the gigantic Mexican flag at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Like most of the blogosphere, AnimalPolitico finds it humorous that the president of the United States asks permission to use the bathroom.