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· May, 2007

Stories about Mexico from May, 2007

Mexico: Shakira Concert in the Zocalo

More than 200,000 fans of the Colombian singer Shakira packed Mexico City's Zocalo to attend a free concert. Many of the fans waited the day before for a chance to...

Mexico: Hanging Cables a Concern for Tourist Bus in Mexico City

Chilanga Banda [ES] writes about the newly unveiled southern circuit of the tourist double-decker open air Turibús in Mexico City. Even though this new route may attract up to 200,000...

Philippines: Globalization Woes

Manilarat, a supporter of globalization, is having doubts about the benefits of globalization after reading about Mexico's auto industry.

Mexico: Abortion Figures After First Month

After the controversial decision that allows abortion to be practiced in Mexico City, Chilanga Banda [ES] breaks down the numbers. In the past month 215 abortions took place, and the...

Mexico: Encouraging Physical Education

Lilu Guzmán of Vivir Mexico [ES] writes about the

Americas: Copa America Blog

For fans of the “beautiful game”, a new blog site dedicated to the biennual football tournament, the Copa America, will come as a welcome surprise. The Copa America 07 Blog...

Mexico: Incidents Already Surfacing in Yucatán Elections

The campaign for governor elections are well underway. Incidents of violence are already popping up in Yucatán. Enigmatario [ES] writes about what is at stake.

Mexico: The Other Definition of Boycott

The word “boycott” means different things to different people. Mark in Mexico sees the tendency of some that limits the actions of others through their “boycott.” “A ‘boycott’ in Mexico,...

Mexico: Internet Day

May 17 or Internet Day was recently celebrated in Mexico. Isopixel [ES] posts interesting facts about internet usage in Mexico, such as there are 20 million internet users throughout the...

Mexico: More Videos of the Mexico City Photo Shoot

Daniel Hernandez of Intersections collects many of the YouTube videos, which includes many interviews of the participants of the largest nude photo shoot that was recently held in the Mexico...

Mexico: Tours Through the Streets of Historic Mexico City

Chilanga Banda [ES] lets us know of a new tourist opportunity offered by the Culture Secretary in Mexico City. Young guides lead guests on tours through the historic streets of...

Americas: Happy Mother's Day!

Throughout the Americas, mothers everywhere are being celebrated and congratulated on their special day. Many bloggers are joining these well wishers, such as Isopixel [ES] in Mexico, the women bloggers...

Mexico: Is Mexico Safe?

John Calypso of Viva Veracruz is an ex-pat living in Mexico and one of the inquires he most often receives from readers “is Mexico safe?” He shares his thoughts and...

Mexico: Nude Art in Zocalo

EBRmx [ES] posts a picture of the recent photo shoot that drew 18,000 nude individuals to Mexico City's main square to participate in Spencer Tunick's work of art. Veronique writes...

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