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· February, 2008

Stories about Mexico from February, 2008

Mexico: New Ruins Around Zócalo

Vivir México [es] writes about the new archaeological ruins found around the Mexico City zócalo (main plaza).

Mexico: AOL to Return

Vivir México [es] writes about America Online's (AOL) return to Mexico trying to become major player in that country's internet services. However, it won't be as internet providers or connections,...

Mexico: Cable Car in Mexico City

In order to alleviate some of the traffic difficulties in the area of Santa Fe in Mexico City, the government has proposed the construction of a cable car, writes México...

Mexico: Attempted Bombing Expected to Change Things

Even though the attempted bombing did not reach its presumed target in Mexico City, many bloggers are predicting changes in store. Some think that the laws will change allowing for...

Mexico: Calderon Visit to the United States

Mexican president Felipe Calderon recently visited the United States and the blog Enigmatario [es] provides some of the critics and praise received by the head of state.

Mexico: Design of a New Taxi

Isopixel [es] writes about the Science and Technology Institute of Mexico City and its sponsorship of a contest to design a new taxi for the capital and should be “creative,...

Mexico: Extra Pay for Weight Loss

Vivir Latino writes about a new Aguascalientes, Mexico campaign offering extra pay for police officers that lose weight so that they can be more effective in foot chases. The police...

Mexico: Another Tie with the US

After a 2-2 tie with the United States, Bucéfalo [es] thinks the Mexican national football team would be better off with another coach due to the 0-8-2 results over the...

Mexico: Festivities in Santa Maria Aztahuacan

Mexico Reporter visits the town of Santa Maria Aztahuacan, where residents celebrated the start of Lent with “dancing in the streets, tacos, tequila – and random gunfire.” Tradition has meant...

Mexico: Toxic Materials and the Border

Borderlandia writes about a couple of incidents in Ciudad Juárez involving radioactive cobalt 60, the US-Mexico border, and urbanism.

Mexico: Chinese Community Celebrates New Year

Cuadernos de Silicio [es] describes the events surrounding preparations for the Chinese New Year in Mexico City, and that 2008 corresponds to “the Year of the Rat,” a year that...

Mexico: Candelaria Day and Tamales

Candelaria Day is a tradition in Mexico, where the statues of baby Jesus are dressed up in religious garb, and Chilanga Banda [es] notes that some choose to go a...

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