Stories about Mexico from January, 2007
Cuba, Mexico, USA: Reflections on Immigration
“In mid-January I went back to Mexico for meetings with clients and academics, as well as colleagues from IBM. As you might imagine, the immigration debates going on in the US are being closely followed in Mexico. The people I spoke to were generally very critical of the Mexican government...
Mexico: Gay rights leader murdered
Andres Duque describes the murder of Mexican gay rights leader José Ernesto Leal Rodriguez who was stabbed to death in his Matamoros apartment. Federal deputy David Sanchez Camacho and commenters on Duque's blog are tired of police departments describing the murders of gays as “crimes of passion.”
MySpace.com Headquarters in Mexico
It started with a simple post titled “The Offices of MySpace.com in Mexico” on the weblog of Marco Islas Cruz from Veracruz, Mexico.
Mexico: Manuel Andrade Díaz: Hefty Spending
Mark in Mexico shows how ex-governor Manuel Andrade Díaz “fattened up” at Tabasco's expense including a costly highway monument to himself.
Haiti: Reflecting on National Soccer
Reflecting on Haiti's recent defeat at the hands of the Trinidad & Tobago soccer/football team, Collectif Haiti de Provence writes (Fr): “Yes, formerly our regional rivals had names like Mexico. Today we align with difficulty with nations where soccer/football has no popularity and hence no budget: Cuba, Martinique, Dominican Republic....
Mexico: IHOP in San Pedro
Noting the recent arrival of American restaurants like Chilis and Starbucks, Ocho Cuartos is still a bit surprised to hear that IHOP, or International House of Pancakes, will be making its debut [ES] in the upscale Monterrey neighborhood of San Pedro.
Mexico: 30% of Latin American Spam
Eduaro Arcos, citing,Juan Pablo Castro of Trend Micro, says that 30% of spam in Latin America originates from Mexico [ES].
Mexico: Music: Las Ultrasonicas
“If you want to digress into Mexico City punk rock videos then check out some Ultrasonicas stuff on YouTube.” Liz Henry of BlogHer has all the necessary links.
Mexico, Puerto Rico, Panama: Rosca de los Reyes
We're about a week late, but Melissa de León has a delicious Rosca de Reyes al Café recipe to put an inventive twist on the traditional bread for Three Kings Day (January 6).
Mexico: News Summary
Ana Maria Salazar has a useful roundup of the day's news in Mexico to send us into the weekend including a note on a private meeting between Eduardo Medina Mora, the Mexican Attorney General and his U.S. counterpart, Alberto Gonzales.
Mexico: City Governments Inheriting Debt
“As new municipal and state governments took office in early December and this month, the many and various mayors and their staffs began taking inventories of what they had inherited from their preceeding municipal governments. It is apparently not a pretty picture” writes Oaxaca-based Mark in Mexico who focuses on...
Ecuador, Mexico: MacWorld 2007
The Macintosh Users Group of Ecuador [ES] and ALT1040 [ES] are just two of the hundreds of weblogs in Latin America that were following every last word uttered by Steve Jobs at the MacWorld conference this morning in San Francisco.
Mexico: Legitimate Government of Mexico
Holding his tongue, León Felipe Sánchez shows a screenshot from the website “Legitimate Government of Mexico,” the so-called parallel government by runner-up candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.