Tag Archives: Mexico


Nearly half of Mexico’s children suffer from lead poisoning

Nearly half of Mexico’s children suffer from lead poisoning

LatinaLista — A traditional dish many Mexican families include on their Christmas menu is pozole. It’s not uncommon to see the soup served up in the distinctive decorated bowls for which Mexico is famous. The bowls, decorated with lead-based glaze, have long been known to be a source of elevated lead levels in the bloodstreams


Guest Voz: Obama’s Cuba Policy Shift Means Major Shifts in Latin America and Among U.S. Latino ‘Américanos’

By Roberto Lovato LatinaLista To see my 92 year-old father’s morning face on waking up to news of President Obama’s announcement about U.S.-Cuban relations was to see the future of U.S. politics. “What?” he asked in the crackly, sleepy voice that’s taken on a sadder cadence since my mother María, his partner of 60-plus years,


What Happens in Mexico, Lives in the Mission District of San Francisco

By Lydia Chávez MissionLocal On 24th Street this morning, someone had slipped paper bags over the the parking meters between Folsom and Harrison with the photos of some of the 43 students disappeared in September in rural Mexico. “They took them alive,” was written in Spanish above each photo. It was an installation-like piece of


Crowdfunder: Helping Mexican youth “climb above” cartel recruitment

LatinaLista — Campaign: Escalando Fronteras: Climbing Beyond Cartels Help Mexico’s youth CLIMB beyond drugs, gangs, and drug cartels and on to a more promising future. Imagine never having been told ‘You can do it. You can do whatever you want’ or ‘I am so proud of you’ by your parents, family, or anyone you respect.


Monarch butterflies making annual migration south

Mexico News Daily The butterflies are coming, along with an estimated 160,000 visitors close behind. The annual migration of the Monarch butterflies is on schedule, with an ETA in Michoacán and State of Mexico this week in time for the opening of butterfly sanctuaries, although the early arrivals have already been spotted in those states’


43 Faces that Move the World

Frontera NorteSur Editor’s Note: The latest installment of Frontera NorteSur’s special coverage on the crisis in Mexico. On a frigid November night, candles illuminated the photos of 43 missing young men laid out on the patio of the Mexican Consulate in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A man crouched on the ground, reading out the names of