Stories about Mexico from October, 2013
16 Books on Latin American Street Art
In Latin America, street art is of major cultural relevance. The region’s traditions of social movements and revolution have allowed the form to give voice to otherwise unheard sectors of the population. Of course, not all street art is politically or socially-oriented in content, but it does often provide insight...
This Weekend at Developing Latin America 2013 Apps Challenge (Part I)
This past weekend has been very productive for the Developing Latin America Apps Challenge. Here we bring you a brief summary of what happened in some of the participating countries.
NSA Hacked Mexican Government, According to Latest Snowden Leak
According to information leaked by Edward Snowden and reported by the German publication Der Spiegel, the NSA (National Security Agency) “has been systematically eavesdropping on the Mexican government for years.” Cory Doctorow explains more at Boing Boing: A Snowden leak, discussed in detail in Der Spiegel, shows how the NSA broke into...
Mexico City Gears Up for 2013 Corona Capital Music Festival
Using the hashtag #CC13, Mexicans express their excitement on Twitter for the Corona Capital 2013 music festival where Travis, Stereophonics and Miles Kane, among others, will perform.
Mexico, Panama, and Honduras Seeking a Spot for Brazil 2014 World Cup
On Friday, October 11, Panama, Mexico and Honduras will fight for their chance to attend the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Deadly Storms, Delayed Aid Devastate Mexico's La Montaña Indigenous
According to several reports, aid took days to arrive and has been insufficient. More than 200 communities remain isolated.