All posts in tag: Mexico

Michael Dear Is the U.S. Falling Behind Mexico? News from Ambos Nogales

In the Mexican border town of Nogales, I sat finishing my lunch when Alma, a Sonoran friend who had been watching the diners, spoke quietly: “That’s something you would never have seen a year ago – Mexican men eating salads.” It was, she explained, because of the rising awareness of … More >

Michael Dear Kafka at the border

A little-known paradox in debates on immigration reform is the ongoing fortification of the United States-Mexico border, which is occurring at the same time as the number of official ports of entry between the two countries is expanding. Not lost on residents on both sides of the border is the … More >

Jayni Foley Hein Follow the sun: Mexico on target to pass national climate-change law

With Friday’s lower chamber passage of a new national climate change law, Mexico is poised to become a pioneer in climate change policy, proving the United States and the rest of the world that environmental protection and economic growth are both critical and achievable goals.

On April 13, Mexico’s 500-member Chamber … More >

Rosemary Joyce Art, authenticity, and the market in Precolumbian antiquities

Probably unnoticed by most readers of this blog, this week a major international incident exploded, pitting prestigious Mexican institutions against a French gallery, and causing social media linking archaeologists to light up.

As summarized by Art Daily, the story begins with the sale of a private collection of Mexican antiquities in … More >

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