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· August, 2010

Stories about Mexico from August, 2010

Mexico: Fleeing Monterrey

Hernando y la Silla writes [es] about why people are leaving Monterrey, a city that “has become the center of the conflict between the various criminal gangs.”

Latin America: Blogging at Los Superdemokraticos

Coinciding with several Bicentennial Independence celebrations in Latin America, from June to October 2010 German and Latin American bloggers [es] will be writing for Los Superdemokraticos about their “daily lifes...

Mexico: Wikileaks Releases Mexican Documents

Vivir México [es] reports that Wikileaks has released Mexican documents which the government has not commented on.

Mexico: What About the Dead Women of Juárez?

Ximena Vega says [es] Mexicans have forgotten about one of the most important problems the country is currently facing: femicides in Ciudad Juárez.

Mexico: Elementary Public Schools Connected to the Internet

Eduardo Zeind reports [es] that Secretary of Education, Mario Delgado Carrillo, announced that Mexico City is the first capital city in Latin America to connect all of its elementary school...

Mexico: Miss Universe 2010 Gets All the Attention on Twitter

Miss Mexico 2010, Jimena Navarrete, won this year's Miss Universe contest. Mexican Twitter users expressed enthusiasm for Navarrete's victory; however, some criticized the amount of attention the event was getting...

Mexico: Parents to be Reminded About Vaccinations through SMS

Health officials will send parents text messages reminding them about the date, time and place where their children can be vaccinated. Ximena Vega explains [es] that health officials aim to...

Liberia/Mexico: Mexico Vs Liberia: An informal comparison

Esteyonange's informal comparison of Liberia/Mexico: “Ever since arriving in Liberia with the “knowledge” that 85% of its residents were unemployed, I have been suffering from a minor obsession about how...

Mexico: Adoption Rights for Same-Sex Couples

Pepe Flores writes [es] about the Supreme Court's decision to uphold a law which allows same-sex couples to adopt children. He calls the ruling, “A great triumph for the LGBT...

Mexico: Citizen video and Drug Trafficking

Mexican bloggers debate whether citizen videos and pictures showing graphic violent crimes are an answer to what some say is the mass media's resistance to cover drug trafficking related violence...

Mexico: Possible López Obrador and Cárdenas Family Reconciliation

The Mexican politics blog Aguachile writes about a possible reconciliation between Andrés Manuel López Obrador and the Cárdenas family.

Mexico: Sin Lugar Online Event

Ernesto Priego is the primary organizer of the Sin Lugar event, which he describes as “a Twitter-centred online anti-conference,” where Mexican twitterers can gather to discuss topics related to internet,...

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