Tuesday, March 5, 2024

The week in photos from Mexico: Monterrey to Mérida

Take a visual tour of the week in Mexico – from the snowy volcanic peaks of Mexico City’s skyline to the Maya Train in Chiapas – with this selection of pictures from around the country.

Monterrey, Nuevo León

Nov. 19: In the Bella Vía festival in Monterrey, over 50 artists created chalk pastel artwork in homage to Fernando Botero. The festival is the most important street art festival in Latin America. (GABRIELA PÉREZ MONTIEL / CUARTOSCURO.COM)

Mérida, Yucatán

Nov. 20: The civic military Revolution Day parade in Mérida, Yucatán. (MARTÍN ZETINA/CUARTOSCURO.COM)

Campeche, Campeche

Nov. 20: School groups and the armed forces participated in the Revolution Day parade in Campeche. (MICHAEL BALAM/CUARTOSCURO.COM)

Mexico City

Nov. 21: The Castellers de Vilafranca created a human pyramid in the Zócalo in Mexico City as part of the celebration of Catalan Week in Mexico. (GALO CAÑAS/CUARTOSCURO.COM)

Palenque, Chiapas

Nov. 22: A small communal plot (ejido) divided in two by the tracks of the Maya Train in Palenque, Chiapas. The project is just weeks away from the inauguration of its first phase. (DAMIÁN SÁNCHEZ/CUARTOSCURO.COM)

Mexico City

Nov. 22: Migrant families from Haiti, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela wait for appointments for days, weeks, even months in a makeshift camp by the railway tracks of the Misterios train. (GRACIELA LÓPEZ/CUARTOSCURO.COM)

Chilpancingo, Guerrero

Nov. 24: For the fourth consecutive year, this greenhouse in the Guerrero capital has worked on rescuing the endemic poinsettia plant, cultivating 15 varieties of “nochebuena” flowers. (DASSAEV TÉLLEZ ADAME/CUARTOSCURO.COM)


Hot, dry weather in the forecast across Mexico

Temperatures will range between 30 and 40 degrees Celsius (86 to 104 F) this week in parts of Mexico as the spring season approaches.

Authorities say Oaxaca wildfire is now 95% under control

Over 400 firefighters are working to contain a wildfire on the outskirts of Oaxaca City that has affected 704 hectares of forest.
A gray whale surfaces near a boat in the waters off Mulegé, Baja California Sur

The week in photos from Mexico: Huachinango to Tulum

Take a visual tour of the country with this selection of photos highlighting the events of the week in Mexico, from the everyday to the exceptional.