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· July, 2012

Stories about Mexico from July, 2012

Latin America: Is 2012 the ‘Year of the Woman” at the Olympics?

  31 July 2012

The Americas Quarterly blog points out that although there is still a lot to do to end gender discrimination at the Olympics, “for the first time in history, every country competing in the London 2012 Olympics will have at least one female athlete, with many – notably in Latin America...

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Video: Let's go to Markets Around the World

  26 July 2012

Markets are full of colors, sounds and life, no matter where in the world they are. Join us as we visit - through images and videos - markets in El Salvador, Mexico, India, Indonesia and Thailand.

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Mexico: Tijuana's Unexpected Cinema Movement

  24 July 2012

Mexican border city Tijuana has an international reputation as both a dangerous town and a temptingly thrilling spring break destination. However, it is now in the international spotlight for a whole different reason: its local cinema movement.

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Mexico: Combating Water Crisis by Climbing Mountains

  22 July 2012

The Challenge is to raise awareness about the water and sanitation crisis all over the world and raise money to ensure safe water for people. The founder of Challenge 21, Jake Norton, means to do this by climbing the top of the 3 highest peaks in each continent. A couple of videos allow us to look into how he's doing, including the climb up Mexico's Pico de Orizaba.

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Mexico: Reactions on Twitter following the Elections

  3 July 2012

Following the presidential election, Mexicans are expressing themselves on Twitter regarding election day and the preliminary results that have been officially released and which favour the candidate Enrique Peña from the PRI (Institutional Revolutionary Party) and the "Compromise for Mexico" coalition.

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Mexicans Elect Their Next President

  3 July 2012

On July 1, Mexicans went to the polls to elect their next President. As soon as the polls opened, netizens began to share their thoughts and experiences. They also organized websites and hashtags to gather reports on fraud and other illegalities.

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