Stories about Mexico from August, 2009
Mexican-American Astronaut José Hernández is currently orbiting the Earth as part of a Space Shuttle mission to the International Space Station, and he is twittering while he is on the mission.
On August 13, Jesús Chairez commemorates the 488th anniversary of the fall of the Aztec empire in Mexico by visiting Tlatelolco, also known as the Plaza of Three Cultures, which is the site where Emperor Cuauhtémoc was defeated by the Spainards.
Mac of El Rincón No Poético [es] is not impressed by Mexico's 2-0 football win against the United States. He would be content if the win would solve some of Mexico's problems such as defeating narcotrafficking or speeding up work on the Metro's Line 12.
Rafa Saavedra is a connosseiur of underground culture from Tijuana, México. In an interview, he tells about his most recent project combining Twitter and the telling of secrets.
El Nahual of México Para Los Mexicanos [es] comments on a recent media piece on the dangerous life of a tamale vendor in the United States.
Zacatecas Vive [es] took video of the recent XIV Folklore Festival in Zacatecas, Mexico, which featured entries from all over the world.
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One of Mexico's biggest drug deals Miguel Angel Beraza Villa, also known as “La Troca” was arrested during a church service in Michoacan. The Mex Files writes that the apprehension during a Quinceañera service appeared by some to be “an attack on Mexican tradition” and provides some historical background on...