Stories about Mexico from December, 2005
Mexico: Mexican Community Medicine
Enrico, a medical student in Guadalajara who grew up in Texas, has an excellent four part series (1, 2, 3, 4) on Mexican community medicine and how it compares to the U.S. medical system.
Mexico: The Zapatista Podcast
Anarchogeek notes that “everybody's favorite revolutionary social movement,” the Zapatistas of Southern Mexico, now have their own podcast. Also noted: “It's a good radio program to learn from because the speakers don't rush through their words like most latino commercial radio, but speak slowly, deliberately, focusing on their words because...
Latin America: Pan-American Literary Blog
El Boomeran(g) (ES) is a new group blog by eight critics and writers spread across Latin America and Spain. Sponsored by media conglomerate Grupo PRISA (owners of Spain's largest daily El Pais), the site is divided by: 1.) novels in progress 2.) criticism 3.) the “chronicle” and 4.) a forum.
Mexico: Interview with Javier Treviño
La versión original de este artículo está disponible en español. The following interview, conducted by Mexican contributing writer, Alan Flores, was translated by Linda Evarts. The interviewee, Javier Treviño Cantú, is a columnist for El Norte and professor of public policy at the Tec de Monterrey. While reading authors of...
Mexico: Videoblog Contest
Eduardo Arcos writes that yesterday morning there was a press conference (ES) held by Intel and RocketBoom to announce a competition for best Spanish-language video blog related in some way to Mexico. Arcos himself will be a judge and entries will be accepted between January 15th and February 28th.
Mexico: Día de la Virgen
Happy Día de la Virgen. Calypso MX has a description while photographer Carlos Bravo offers his own contribution, which resonates wide amongst the Flickr community.
Mexico: Venezuela Fulfilling Mexico's Revolution?
Erich Adolfo Moncada Cota, from Hermosillo, Mexico, argues that it is his own country who is responsible for the clash between Chavismo and Mexico.