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· April, 2009

Stories about Mexico from April, 2009

Caribbean: Keeping Track of Swine Flu

As concerns over the Swine Flu outbreak continue to mount, Caribbean bloggers are educating themselves, just in case...

Mexico and Hong Kong: Fears over the fatal swine flu virus

I know I cannot affect your decision, but I understand your feeling at this moment as we are all Hong Kong people now on exchange in Mexico…..I really believe….we should...

Caribbean: When Pigs Fly?

The idiom "when pigs fly" is not a popular one in the Caribbean these days as regional bloggers, like the rest of the world, keep a close eye on the...

Mexico: Trying to Lighten the Mood About Swine Flu

Even with the international concern over the health emergency of the swine flu, a Mexican band called Agrupación Cariño is trying to lighten the mood with a song called “The...

Mexico: Update on Swine Flu Outbreak

“The Infection is Fear” is the title of a regularly updated post on his blog Intersections about the outbreak of swine flu in Mexico City.

Global Health: Swine Flu Threat Spreads Worldwide

Confirmed or suspected cases of swine flu, which was detected in Mexico earlier this month, have now been found in at least seven other countries around the world. The World...

Mexico: Concern Over Swine Flu Outbreak

Mexican health officials have become concerned with an outbreak of swine flu, which has caused the deaths of 68 in Mexico City, and another 1,000 have fallen ill. The outbreak...

Mexico: Cancellation of Important Football Matches Due to Swine Flu

Esta Maraña de Contradicciones [es] writes that she is worried about the swine flu spread in Mexico City because two important football matches were cancelled. Considering how important the sport...

Mexico: Face Masks to Prevent Spread of Swine Flu

Face masks are being distributed in some Metro stations in Mexico City to prevent the spread of swine flu write Jessica Uribe of Vivir México [es].

Mexico: Zona Maco Art Fair

Zona Maco is Mexico City's annual art fair begins this week and Daniel Hernandez of Intersections has options for the various activities taking place.

Mexico: The San Juan Market in the Capital

Lesley Téllez of the Mija Chronicles documents a visit to the Mercado San Juan, one of the oldest markets in Mexico City, where among the items she saw were fried...

Mexico: Theater Documentary Recounts Testimonies of Relatives of Women Killed

Women of Sand is a theater documentary that chronicles the testimonies of relatives of victims of the feminicides of Juarez, Mexico and has been performed by more than 30 groups...

Latin America: Pride on Local Musicians in YouTube's Symphony Orchestra

Latin American bloggers have been writing about the YouTube Symphony Orchestra's debut at the Carnegie Hall, where the winners of a world-wide online contest where were flown into New York...

Caribbean: 5th Summit Begins

As the heads of member states of the Fifth Summit of the Americas gather today in Trinidad and Tobago, bloggers Caribbean-wide are eager to discuss the pros and cons of...

Mexico: Controversy Over Burger King Advertisement

The Unapologetic Mexican thinks that the controversy around a recent Burger King advertising campaign should be targeted at how Mexicans are being portrayed, rather than the criticism of how the...

Mexico: Foreign Artists Commenting on Internal Matters

French musician and activist Manu Chao was recently in Mexico, where he referred to the riots in Atenco to be an example of "state terrorism." As a result, there was...

Mexico: Easter Week Activities in Monterrey

There are activities for all ages during the holidays around Easter Week in Monterrey, Mexico including a Pixar exhibit for children writes Perla Cristal Gómez of Vivir México [es]

Mexico: University for Senior Citizens

A new university for senior citizens in Mexico City has been opened and Jessica Uribe of Vivir México [es] has details about the courses and programs offered for its students.

Mexico: Next US Ambassador Speculation

Ana Maria Salazar writes about US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to Mexico and speculation on the next US ambassador and what it might mean for relations between the...

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