Stories about Mexico from December, 2015
From Hallacas to Horchata, the Tastes of Latin America's Holiday Season
“Vitello tonnato” in Argentina, Russian salad in Venezuela and turkey in Peru. Explore the sweet and savory of the festive season in Latin America, as told by Global Voices contributors.
Mexican Christmas Food Combines Basque Flavors with Nahuatl Tradition
"Most important are banana peppers soaked in vinegar, to give character and more flavour to the Biscayne sauce."
Worldwide ‘Paddle Outs’ Pay Tribute to Australian Surfers Murdered in Mexico
Mexican authorities say Adam Coleman and Dean Lucas were killed in a robbery gone wrong. Their bodies were discovered in their burnt-out van.
Latinos Care About the Environment. So Why Aren’t Green Groups Engaging Them More?
Efforts by US politicians and groups concerned about the environment to engage Latino communities seem to be lagging.
Viral Outrage Over the Appropriation of Traditional Mexican Embroidery Is Full of Inaccuracies
Media reported that Santa María Tlahuitoltepec residents would be forced to pay royalties on their traditional embroidery because of a French company's copyright claim. Disturbing—if it were true. It's not.
Mexico City Joins the Ranks of LGBT-Friendly Cities
"Let’s celebrate that #MexicoCityIsAFriendOfTheLGBTTTICommunity, yesterday an incredible event took place in our capital."
GV Face: How Do You Feel About The Term “Terrorism”?
Names and labels are something we take very seriously at Global Voices.