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IACHR finds the State responsible for death of Tzeltal

By: José Antonio Román

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) concluded that the Mexican State is responsible for violating the right to life of the Tzeltal Gilberto Jiménez Hernández, executed at the hands of members of the Army in Altamirano, Chiapas, on February 20, 1995, inside the so- called Chiapas 94 Campaign Plan, with which it sought to retake the territory in which the Zapatista National Liberation Army ( 375 more words


Illegal immigration reality check: A wall wouldn't be that effective

President Donald Trump was elected on a promise to fix America’s illegal immigration problem. To that end, he has proposed building a wall on the U.S.-Mexican border. 441 more words

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CONCACAF Friday Preview: Mexico welcomes Costa Rica, Trinidad and Tobago hosts Panama

With domestic action taking a break, CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers resume on Friday with three matches taking place in the United States, Mexico, and Trinidad & Tobago. 453 more words


The real reason we talk about NAFTA so much

(Source: www.businessinsider.com)

  • Since 1994, NAFTA has only raised US GDP by one half to one whole percentage point. 
  • Many economists argue that NAFTA has become a symbol of things much greater than itself – namely, globalization.
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Cooking class in Merida, Mexico

I had an entirely different kind of adventure this week, courtesy of Adventures-Mexico (www.adventures-mexico.com) a Merida based tours service. I was invited to join a Merida cooking class, which, needless to say, I jumped at. 1,465 more words

Walking Tours of Santiago de Querétaro

Walking Tours of Santiago de Querétaro – A 30 page book of the History, and Step-by-Step instructions for touring this 460+ year old Spanish Colonial city. 81 more words

What to do on a rainy day in Akumal?

When you travel during the winter months you have to expect some not so good weather.  Yes, even in the sunny south.  Bonus about the south is that while our nasty weather comes in the form of snow and freezing rain, theirs is rain.  735 more words