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· July, 2009

Stories about Mexico from July, 2009

Mexico: Free Events Around the City

Gratis Hasta Puñaladas [es] is a new blog dedicated to sharing information about events and activities around the city that are free.

Mexico: The Santa Fe District

The Mexico City district of Santa Fe is “Mexico's Dubai” and characterized by its commercialization boom and high-end shopping, but which is also surrounded by many of the city's slums...

Mexico: The Subway Economy

Lesley Téllez of the Mija Chronicles [es] takes a look at the “subway economy” and those vendors who ride the trains with the hope of selling products to passengers.

Mexico: Street Tour of Cuauhtemoc Neighborhood

Lesley Téllez of the Mija Chronicles takes her readers on a street food tour with photos around her Cuauhtemoc neighborhood of Mexico City.

Mexico: Voters Share Their Null Ballots on Twitter

Mexicans tweeted their discontent with the political system of the country by sharing photographs of their paper ballots nullified in creative ways during the July 5 mid-term elections.

Mexico: The Success of the Null Vote Campaign

El Nahual of Mexico Para los Mexicanos [es]

Mexico: PRI Political Party Declared Winners

The results of the mid-term elections in Mexico have shown that the PRI political party has returned and were declared the winners writes Daniel Hernandez of Intersections.

Mexico: A New Stadium for Monterrey?

Is the new International Stadium in Monterrey, Mexico a done deal? asks Regio Blogs [es]. Even though there has not been much announcement about the construction project, there are reports...

Mexico: The Campaign to Protect the Vote

"Cuidemos el voto" [“Let’s protect the vote”] is a project that plans to protect the votes of Mexicans during the July 5 election from “old enemies”: violence, false IDs, damage...

Mexico: Null Ballots and Low Turnout Expected on Election Day

July 5 is election day in Mexico. More than 600 positions for public officials are up for grabs. However, there are estimates that more than 70% of citizens will abstain...

Mexico: The Zapatista “Brand” and Tourism in Chiapas

The Mex Files notes that the state of Chiapas, Mexico receives 4 million tourists per year; 25% mention that they were drawn by the Zapatista rebels, which are best identified...

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