Stories about Mexico from February, 2006
Michelle Dion links to resources in English on the soon-to-be released official report of abuses by the PRI regime in Mexico's Dirty War of the late 60's and 70's. RegioBlogs and Olganza have more information in Spanish.
Boz has released his now infamous Friday poll numbers from around Latin America. Tim Muth breaks down the numbers in El Salvador which show the two main parties, FMLN and ARENA running neck to neck. Jon at PostHegemony gives more background context to the differences between the FMLN and ARENA.
Alfredo Sanchez (ES) and Eduardo Arcos (ES) both post about the free showing of a Brazilian documentary about bloggers and another about cinema clubs this Saturday in Mexico City. More information about both documentaries can be found at Cine Club Bravo, the group hosting the event.
John Guzman pens his thoughts on language and nationality, commenting that not every Latino in the United States speaks “Mexican.”
León Felipe Sánchez says that the crowd went wild at U2's concert in Mexico City's Aztec Stadium when Bono added the lyrics “Chiapas!!! Mexico!!! NO MORE!!!” – referring to Mexico's longstanding Southern conflict – to the legendary song, Sunday Bloody Sunday.
Eduardo Arcos recently released a podcast (ES) explaining the upcoming workshop, iLaw, which will take place in Mexico City on March 16th and 17th. Arcos and friends also discuss the importance of Creative Commons licenses for online content creators.
Jefferson Morley takes a survey of of what the Mexican media is saying about the scandal, “el hotelazo” in which the U.S. Treasury Department told the management of the Sheraton hotel in downtown Mexico City to expel 16 Cuban officials who were meeting with U.S. oil executives. A U.S. spokeswoman...
Boz has two posts summing up the latest polls throughout Latin America while Eduardo Avila looks at a new poll in Bolivia which finds overwhelming support for President Evo Morales’ plans to reduce the salaries of politicians.
The best food of a country is the traditional food which has been tried and tested over the centuries. It suits the climate, and uses the best products of that country. We all have long food related memories: the aromas from the kitchens of our childhood remain when many other...
The following Mexican-centered history of weblogs was first published as a three part series on RegioBlogs by contributor, Dr. Alan Flores. It was translated by Andres Hardrada and David Sasaki and has been edited for brevity and clarity. From last week's Monterrey Bloggers’ reunion at Cafe Paraiso The social and...
Michelle Dion writes about a recent court case in Mexico where a judge ruled that Coke-FEMSA dismissed a worker because of his sexual orientation.
Once again proving the mysterious ways of globalization, Tony Munro writes about cricket in Mexico while Radheshyam Dahal says that Nepal is full of devotees to legendary Argentinean soccer player, Diego Maradona.