President López Obrador is not doing the right thing by insisting on austerity. This is the time to break the bank in order to keep people alive and safe.
Few things about city life in Mexico trigger my contempt as quickly as people leaving their cars where they know they shouldn’t.
Besides, a beer or a glass of wine (or a shot of tequila or mezcal — pick your poison) can really help take the edge off.
People don’t just start destroying their own environment because it’s fun and they’re bored and it’s something to do.
Many of the problems with Sembrando Vida seem to be practical rather than political in nature, for which there are solutions.
Why is Mexico not running with open arms toward becoming the leader in clean energy production that it was poised to become a very short time ago?
The president’s vision of a typical household is basically Norman Rockwell a la mexicana, and he doesn’t seem willing to let go of it for anything.
If there’s one thing that the coronavirus has taught us, it’s that there’s quite a variety of definitions out there — some more valid than others.
Seeing members of drug cartels openly carrying their illegal weapons as they hand out charity to those in need is just too much to handle.
Humans were never meant to live alone, not to mention that Mexican culture and the Mexican way of life are particularly ill-suited for social distancing.
Though it would be better not to have to face all of this upheaval, there is much goodness to be seen, had, and acted upon.
As rich as individual business leaders may be, no business can keep spending indefinitely if there’s no money coming in the other end.
Are we about to see the entire entire health and economic system completely overwhelmed? Mexico seems to be heading there fast.
Behaving as if the mother of one of Mexico’s most notorious drug kingpins is a poor, disadvantaged, bullied character is beyond ridiculous.
While we can all keep our distances in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the ability to self-quarantine isn’t within everyone’s economic means.
Scary as the coronavirus pandemic may be, concerns over economic survival and enforced social isolation can be just as daunting.
What matters most, or doesn’t matter at all, may be rather different in Mexico from what you’re used to back home — it’s a question of priorities.
Though self-styled social progressives zealously avoid Starbucks, there are plenty of valid reasons not to hide your preference for the Seattle-based chain.
After President López Obrador’s tone-deaf response to the crisis of femicides, concerned women have no choice but to scream and yell.
The news of two brutal femicides in the past week has stoked fear and anger among women, as it indicates a wider societal pattern of gender abuse.
As health experts have confirmed that the coronavirus will soon arrive in Mexico, it’s best to put our fears in perspective and avoid stigmatizing others.
The story of Mexico — and perhaps the world right now — is of powerful, shameless people doing pretty much whatever they want and getting away with it.
The municipality, in a rare and shocking show of logic, has got to work on fixing some of the more gaping craters in the city’s roads.
It’s a prime example of the ostentatious and unapologetic wealth of the country’s rulers at a time when half of all Mexicans live in poverty.
What was this child going through? Would anything have been able to help him as an individual? How many others like him are there?