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Forty Three

On 26th September last year, 43 student teachers disappeared near Iguala, a small town south of Mexico city. They had been travelling to a protest and were intercepted by corrupt police who then handed them over to a local drug gang. 367 more words


Spending time in Coyoacan

Mexico City is incredibly large and sprawling, in case you hadn’t realised (I say this because I hadn’t realised, or hadn’t really thought about it, before I got here). 433 more words


The Blue & Red Houses of Frida Kahlo & Leon Trotsky

I’m very much in two worlds simultaneously right now. I’ve recently returned from an amazing week in Coyoacan with Gabriela Ortiz, following up with her and other friends in Mexico City on the success of our Los Angeles International New Music Festival this past July and planning next steps for the future. 1,614 more words

Contemporary Music

El merendero

Hace unas semanas un amigo y yo quedamos de ir a visitar Coyoacán. A decir verdad los dos tenemos el don de comer :) y previamente le había comentado a una amiga que iríamos, sonrío y me dijo: ¡Tienes que ir a comer una pizza increíble a “El merendero”! 103 more words


Mexico City: Coyoacán

We’ve spent three days in Downtown Mexico City, and I suspect we haven’t seen the end of it. This time we went a little to the south and visited the older parts of this huge city, those beautifully colored old streets!  338 more words


Museo Frida Kahlo

I’m staying in the neighbourhood of Coyoacan, a historic centre where you can almost forget that you are in Mexico City. Coyoacan is home to the  403 more words


Manuel Altolaguirre - five poems in translation

I was in Mexico in 1976, en route to the rainforests of the Yucatan to visit the ruins of Mayan cities as part of my doctoral research before travelling on down to Nicaragua. 1,331 more words