Saturday, June 15, 2024


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Let’s talk about money: How to ‘pichar un baro’ in Mexico

Language expert Paulina Gerez is back to teach you all about how to talk about money (and spend it) in Mexico.
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How one nonprofit is cleaning up Mexico’s drinking water

Caminos de Agua is bringing safe, drinkable water back to vulnerable communities in Guanajuato.
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The American Know-It-All

We all know him, we all (barely) tolerate him, we should absolutely all ignore his advice.

I was only going to stay a year, but now it’s been 7!

Columnist Bel Woodhouse explains how a short stay in the Caribbean turned into a full blown love affair with Mexico.
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Taxistas, Baristas and Tailors: Why making connections is easier in Mexico

Forming meaningful, yet casual, connections with people in Mexico is easily done and can make a huge difference to your quality of life.

The dog days come early: Mexico’s climate crisis

It's really hot and there's no water, so what are we going to do about it? Sarah DeVries has questions.
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Mexican Slang 101: La fiesta

Everything you've ever needed to know about party related words but were afraid to ask, in one handy glossary.

10 things gringos do that upset Mexicans (and how to avoid them)

From refusing to speak Spanish to refusing to try mole, there are a surprising number of things that we gringos do that might cause offence.
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There’s nothing more Mexican than a visit from ‘la cucaracha’

It's a heatwave, and that means cockroaches abound in every home - but here's why there might be more to la cucaracha than meets the eye.
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Retrospective: Japan on Mexico News Daily

A look back at stories Mexico News Daily has covered on the cultural, artistic, business and food history of Japanese people in Mexico.
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24 Smiles Vs 3: The real difference between Mexico and the US

What separates life in Mexico from life in the United States? The answer may surprise you.