By Mariela Rosario | 09/28/2010 - 13:10 | 0 Comments
A landslide caused by the recent deluge of rain in the Mexican state of Oaxaca left three hundred homes buried this Tuesday morning. Hundreds of people are missing and thousands are now homeless.
The town of Santa Maria Tlahuitoltepec was buried by the landslide. Mayor Palemon Vargas Hernandez told a...
By Mariela Rosario | 09/20/2010 - 13:51 | 0 Comments
Paulina Rubio stepped out of the limelight recently in order to prepare for the birth of her baby boy in November. Her last official public performance happened last week in Mexico City's Zocalo Plaza in honor of the bicentennial. The Gran City Pop singer took to her favorite form of communication, Twitter, to sign off with her fans and let them...
By Sam Quinones | 09/16/2010 - 17:30 | 0 Comments
Better than journalists or anthropologists, Los Tigres del Norte—made up of four Hernández brothers (Jorge, Hernán, Eduardo and Luis) and their cousin (Oscar Lara)—have chronicled the epic tale of the arrival of Mexicans in the United States...
By Wendy G. Ramunno | 09/16/2010 - 14:00 | 0 Comments
The Mexican Torta and Cemita are savory, rich—and worth ditching your diet for.
1 lb. Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and diced small
5 oz. fresh Mexican...
By Mariela Rosario | 09/08/2010 - 09:00 | 3 Comments
72 Central and South American citizens were found murdered along the northern Mexico border on August 24, and since then there has been an international outcry to bring those responsible to justice. The bodies were found after a shoot-out between suspected drug cartel members and local authorities.
There were two survivors of the gruesome mass murder, 18-year-old...
By Grace Bastidas | 09/02/2010 - 18:00 | 2 Comments
Bésame, bésama mucho… Sound familiar? The lyrics belong to one of those Mexican oldies that have withstood the test of time, like all of the tracks on Bimexicano: Nuestros Clasicos Hechos Rock (Nacional Records; out September 7 on iTunes), an upcoming compilation celebrating 200 years of Mexican Independence...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/31/2010 - 14:00 | 0 Comments
After producing this summer’s Predators reboot, bad boy Texican filmmaker Robert Rodriguez is back with Machete, starring tough-guy Danny Trejo as a double-crossed ex-Mexican federale. With Rodriguez’s trademark over-the-top violence and butt-kicking chicks and its "We-didn’t-cross-the-border; the-border-...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/26/2010 - 09:00 | 5 Comments
At a Mexico City press conference for her latest movie, Cristiada, Eva Longoria (who co-stars with Andy Garcia) told reporters in Spanish: “Sorry about my Spanish. I was born in the United States, but I’m Mexican to the core.”
We believe her. You’d have to feel big love for a country to spend 12 weeks...
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