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?
But the level of monitoring seen in the US has not yet arrived in Mexico
For women, femicide is a grim reality that won’t cease if it’s not acknowledged and taken seriously.
With every state police force lacking in numbers and many municipal forces dwindling as well, what we can do to recruit good, qualified officers?
Orizaba shows that most urban planning and maintenance is best done by the people who live in the communities, as they know best their unique needs.
If we’re going to create a more equal and just society, we can’t allow certain people to make their long list of “endless” mistakes consequence-free.
In the U.S., men and women alike squirm upon seeing an unsolicited breast, and this reaction seems to be spreading to Mexico.
Non-medical treatments can work but it’s hard to listen to otherwise educated people preach about the dangers of modern medicine.
A tiny sliver of the population identifying as a gender that doesn’t “match” the sex they were born with poses no threat to anyone.
A water crisis can only really be addressed by fixing the issues that make the distribution so problematic in the first place.
For the most part, Mexicans are charmed when non-native speakers at least try to speak their language.They’re patient and encouraging and try to be helpful.
Celebrating Day of the Dead keeps the memories of our loved ones alive — how they shaped us, influenced us, taught us and loved us.
The whole operation was a disaster — that’s obvious — but in the face of that disaster, they did what they needed to do to end it.
Gender-based division of labor traditionally kept people healthy: there was someone there to make several meals a day with fresh and healthy ingredients.