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· January, 2009

Stories about Mexico from January, 2009

Mexico: Startling Discovery in Tijuana

Hache [es] writes about the recent discovery of a man hired by drug cartels in Tijuana, Mexico who disposed the bodies of a reported 300 murdered victims in cauldrons of...

Mexico: Cash for the New York Times

Daniel Hernandez of Intersections writes about the cash infusion provided to the New York Times by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim.

Mexico: Good Conduct Law Revoked

The local government of Guanajuato, Mexico revoked the “Good Conduct” law that would have outlawed public kissing after receiving negative press for the law updates Ingrid of Vivir México [es].

Mexico: No Kissing in Public in Guanajuato

The government of Guanajuato, Mexico recently passed a law of “Good Conduct” which would fine and possibly imprison beggars, those who don't use pedestrian bridges, swearing, and even for those...

Mexico: Payment for Favorable Press Coverage

The Mexican press is in crisis, according to JC Cortés Cordoba of Cargamento [es]. In addition to security concerns, he laments the fact that many journalists are receiving money to...

Mexico: Monterrey Bands at SXSW

Bands from the city of Monterrey, Mexico will be well represented at the annual South by Southwest music festival to be held in Austin, Texas, writes Issa Villarreal of We...

Mexico: Puebla the City of Talaveras

Daniel Hernández of Intersections profiles the Mexican city of Puebla, “whose history is tied to talavera, an earthenware they've been putting on pretty much everything in Puebla for centuries. Tile...

Americas: Celebrating the Visit of the Three Kings

The holiday season continues across the Americas, even as Christmas and the New Year holiday have all passed. In many countries in the region, the feast of “Los Reyes Magos”...

Mexico: Parking Violations

Tome Chango Su Banana is noticing drivers in Mexico City are some of the worst violators of parking regulations and tells a story where he witnessed a man taking up...

Mexico: A Trip to the Taco Stand and Trust

“If there is a heaven, I am sure that there is a taco stand…” writes El Nahual of Mexico Para Los Mexicanos [es]. He tells a story of a recent...

Mexico: 15 Years Since Zapatista Army Uprising

It has been 15 years since the uprising of the Zapatista army in the Mexican state of Chiapas, and Ingrid of Vivir México [es] takes a look back.

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