Stories about Mexico from December, 2009
Mexico: Increase in Price of a Ride on Metro
The cost of a ride on the Mexico City metro will rise from 2 pesos to 3 pesos starting on January 2, 2010 writes Jess from Vivir México [es].
Mexico: Marriage and Adoption for Gay Couples in the Capital
Both gay marriage and adoption for gay couples are now legal in Mexico City after approval by the Legislative Assembly on December 21. The community celebrates, but remains skeptical about the effectiveness of the changes.
Mexico: Gourmet Food Fair
Lesley Téllez of the Mija Chronicles visits a gourmet food fair in Mexico City.
Video: Human Rights Day and Non-Discrimination
December 10th is Human Rights Day, and this year's topic is Non Discrimination and today we bring you a small selection of some of the videos people have made and uploaded to sustain this Human Right.
México: Mercado Negro's Hispanic Albums of the Decade
Hosts of Mercado Negro radio program blogged their “albums of the decade” lists for three categories: Mexican indie proyects, hispanic bands and “mainstream” hispanic bands. Some of the bands included are Café Tacvba, Babasónicos, Los Bunkers and Calle 13.
Mexico: Finding the truth for abrogation of vehicle tax
Contributor El Alteño of blog Hazme el Chingado Favor confronts an e-mail chainletter against official sources regarding Mexican government's abrogation of the vehicle ownership tax [es] that will be enforced in 2012.
Mexico: Learning and yearning in Spanish and English
Lesley from The Mija Chronicles writes in English about her difficulty to learn Spanish in her first 10 months living in Mexico. Conversely, Jennívora questions her yearning of Mexican rituals and festivities after living in Scotland [es] exercising her particular Spanish-pocho [es] writing style.