Senior editor Hector Luis Alamo gives a rundown of some of the facts, bits of news, real histories, and actual lies he came across during the past week.
Mexico’s president made a public request Wednesday to Puerto Rican reggaeton star Bad Bunny to play a free concert in Mexico City, to make up for a fake ticket scandal that left thousands frustrated outside his sold-out appearance Friday.
The Mexican government has dismantled a massive migrant camp in the southern state of Oaxaca where tens of thousands of migrants have obtained temporary transit documents on their way to the United States border.
Rather than ending the U.S.’s Trump-era stance on immigration, the Biden administration looks intent on furthering it to appease Republicans.
While Team USA has far more signs of hope, given that their players are ascending, competing in top leagues, and have reached the Round of 16 after an eight-year absence, Mexico just had their worst World Cup showing in decades, with a roster led by highly experienced but old veterans.
This week’s wrap-up comes to you from the cozy confines of quarantine, as senior editor Hector Luis Alamo has managed to catch COVID for only the second time this year.
In this first episode, over a bottle of tequila, Peniley Ramirez and Maria Hinojosa dive into the business of the war on drugs, and they shed light on why the trial of an allegedly corrupt former Mexican official should matter to people in the U.S.
With music and lyrics by Jaime Lozano, lyrics by Florencia Cuenca, and book by Georgina Escobar, ‘Desaparecidas’ celebrates the individual lives of women in Mexico, highlighting the challenge of embracing customs while fighting for autonomy in a dangerous world of machismo.
A group of 16 municipalities filed a lawsuit on November 22 against multiple Big Oil companies for downplaying the risks of their fossil-fuel products on climate change.
Senior editor Hector Luis Alamo gives a review of some of the most interesting and important things he saw, read, and heard over the past week.
Mexico is going to have to suddenly find goals — and perhaps even several of them — to extend its knockout-round streak at the World Cup. Meanwhile, Lionel Messi has already come to Argentina’s rescue at the World Cup, and he might just have to do it all over again.
Argentina’s 2-0 win over Mexico was the most-watched Spanish-language World Cup group stage broadcast in U.S. history, drawing 8.9 million viewers on Telemundo television and the streaming services of Telemundo and Peacock.
Ricardo Pepi was left off the U.S. Men’s National Team’s World Cup roster after giving stellar performances in the qualifying matches — and even after the 19-year-old Mexican American chose to play for the U.S. team over the Mexican one. Will his fate convince dual nationals in the future to choose otherwise?
A hundred years ago today, the life of Mexican revolutionary Ricardo Flores Magón was extinguished at the age of 48. A leader of Mexico’s early anarchist movement and a catalyst of the Mexican Revolution, his ideas still reverberate on both sides of the border.
The Mexican actor’s advice on success and dealing with life’s challenges echoes a philosophy that isn’t so popular with today’s younger generations.
Founded in 2017, the Latin American Movement of Mothers of LGTB+ Children lobbies governments to eliminate prejudicial laws and better enforce existing bans on violence and discrimination.
Critics of the migrants trying to cross the border say that there are legal avenues and procedures to follow. However, many asylum seekers are never screened and are sent back to Mexico under Title 42, the Trump-era policy that denies entry to immigrants with the pretense of protecting public health.
A striking line of red paint approximately eight inches wide and spanning a kilometer in length appeared on Friday in parts of downtown San José. Part of a project called Kilometer Downtown, its intent is to guide tourists to hotels and safe spots where they can ask for information.
In this episode, Oaxacan-born artist Narsiso Martinez takes us through his solo exhibition titled “Reimagining Essential” at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, and we hear the stories behind the materials he uses and the realities he depicts.
The death of Ariadna López, 27, brought up all the issues that have enraged women in Mexico: officials blaming the victim, poor police investigation, and misconduct that has led to a growing number of unsolved killings of women.
The announcement, made on Friday, is part of the Biden administration’s effort to directly address the disproportionate impacts of pollution that have existed for decades in many low-income communities and communities of color.