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· July, 2014

Stories about Mexico from July, 2014

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Reflections After 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014

21 July 2014

Mexican student Álvaro blogs about his sentiments and opinions about 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. He reflects on the poor performance of Mexico and Brazil national teams, but highlights what he considers a strategy failure of Brazilian president Dilma Rouseff. Días antes del comienzo del mundial, Dilma se imaginaba este...

The Maya Nut, a Nature Giant

17 July 2014

In the Guatemalan department of Petén, a group of local women market natural products prepared with Maya nut, well known as natural medicine. The president of the producer association, Benedicta Galicia Ramírez, notes they “pick up the seed and then dry it, toast and grind it to make fluor”, and...

“About Separation” by Mariangel

14 July 2014

Mariangel from the blog El Ovario shares her poem “About separation“, about the end of relationships: DE LA SEPARACIÓN Ahora que ya todo acabó lo miro con su extraño caminar con nuestras soledades a cuestas dos cuerpos ahora tan extraños ajenos y alejados dos almas que un instante se [sintieron]...

Third Festival in Santa Catarina, Tláhuac, Mexico

14 July 2014

More and more people are sharing their content on Medium, and Ximena Arrieta, consultant in Strategic Communications, is using her content as an additional medium and coverage for the connection between communication, citizen participation and technology, as does the “Movement for the Earth” in Santa Catarina Yecahuízotl, that with its...

Featured Posts on #RedViajAR This Week

9 July 2014

Every week, Argentinian blogger network Red Viajar posts a review of the most important articles of the week. This time, among the recommendations is this post dedicated to Amatlan de Quetzalcoatl in Mexico: Amatlán de Quetzalcóatl es un pequeño pueblo que se encuentra en el municipio de Tepoztlán (Morelos) De...

The Pleasure of Friendship

8 July 2014

Karla comments on Mujeres Construyendo (Women Building) about her weekend meeting with some girlfriends, and her reflections on changing decades and friendship: He reído con muchas ganas y creo que eso es lo que me ha llenado de vitalidad, de jovialidad y de ganas de continuar tomando todo de forma...

Gender is “Not the Same as Sex”: #CPMX5Incluyente

6 July 2014

Recently held Campus Party in Jalisco, Mexico, duscussed about a wide range of discussions, not always related with the topic of this kind of meetings. Claudia Calvin founder of the collective Mujeres Construyendo, writes on Animal Político some of her conclusions, noting that sexism and women objectivization lays the foundations...

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