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· June, 2010

Stories about Mexico from June, 2010

Global: Statistics on Countries Participating in World Cup

SRF from GeoCurrent Events blog writes about the economic geography of the 2010 FIFA World Cup participant countries.

Mexico: 300,000 Tons of Electronic Waste

Mexico produces about 300,000 tons of electronic waste each year. According to Pepe Flores [es], Mexico is behind in legislating on this issue and warns that the electronic residue presents...

Mexico: A Politicians Guide to Campaigning using Social Media

Pepe Flores [es] from Vivir México [es] has come up with a two-part guide for politicians who want to use social media when campaigning. Part 1 [es] includes: personalizing your...

Mexico: Visiting a Trotilleria

Carlos Hernández visited a small tortilla factory (“tortilleria” in Spanish) and reported on his experience on his blog Mas alla de Conoce México [es], where he includes images of the...

Mexico: Ready to Play France

Mexico kicked off the 2010 FIFA World Cup playing against South Africa; the result was a draw, 1-1. Mexico's next rival is France, and Twitter users are using the micro-blogging...

Mexico: 10,000 Orphans

10,000 children have become orphans in Mexico as a result of organized crime in the last year. The blog Vivir México [es] reports on an initiative called “Programa Oportunidades” (Program...

Mexico: Drug Cartel-Led Protest Paralyzes Monterrey Metropolitan Area

Last Wednesday, after the leader of drug trafficking band Los Zetas was captured, members of this drug cartel paralyzed the Monterrey Metropolitan Area with blockades in 20 different locations using...

Mexico: Two Deaths on the Border in Ten Days

The unexpected deaths of two Mexicans -a worker and a 15-year-old boy- after clashes with the United States Border Patrol in two separate incidents less than a month apart, have...

Mexico: Having Fun With Census Questions

This year Mexico will hold a Census, and the blogger from Maldito Thinner [es] has compiled a list of the best 100 burlesque questions published under the hashtag #preguntasdelcenso (census questions)....

Mexico: One Year Since the Tragedy at Guardería ABC

A year has passed since the tragedy at Guardería ABC, a daycare center in the city of Hermosillo, Sonora that was consumed by a fire, taking the lives of 49...

Mexico: 6 Million Illiterate Adults

Responding to an article from CNN México [es], Ximena Vega [es] on the blog Vivir México [es] says the problem with the staggering figures of illiteracy among Mexican adults (6...

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