Communication and Conservation in Mexico

Mexico City – Thursday, October 26 Universum hosts a seminar on Communication and Conservation. The Spanish-language discussion will have livestreaming video beginning at 10:30am (Mexico time). Do not miss this! = ¡No faltes! Speakers include Carlos Galindo, Gustavo M. Ballesté, Jatziri Pérez, Jaime Rojo and Exequiel Ezcurra. Key Links Ecovalor http://ecovalor.mx https://livestream.com/CienciaUNAM/ecovalormx https://www.facebook.com/EcoValor-Mx-205791496441661 Universum Universum, …

Mexican Proverbs (Dichos Mexicanos)

Ayuuk Chickens So many favorite Mexican proverbs. Many, many thanks to friends who patiently explained literal translations and deeper meanings. Los lunes ni las gallinas ponen. Monday even the hens don’t lay eggs. El que tiene tienda que la atienda, o si no que la venda. Who has a store tends to it. If not, …

Fifth World Forum of Mexican Gastronomy #VFMGM

The Fifth World Forum of Mexican Gastronomy will be held from October 5-8 at the National Arts Center (Cenart) in Mexico City. Hashtag: #VFMGM The event features  80 traditional Mexican cooks and 50 food and food specialists from Mexico, the United States and Canada. Chiapas, Guanajuato, Michoacán, Oaxaca, Sinaloa and Tabasco among the gastronomic destinations that will be present. This year, …

Celestún Biosphere Reserve

Mexico – Decreed a wildlife refuge in 1979 and a biosphere reserve in the 1980s, the Celestún Biosphere Reserve is the cradle of ecotourism (cuna del ecoturismo). A bit of tourism history – in 1983 this place inspired Hector Ceballos-Lascurain to coin the e-word. The economy thrives on the fishing and tourism, particularly those interested …

September 29 is National Corn Day in Mexico #DíaNacionaldelMaíz

Poster: La Cosecha Market Maíz, also known as corn, is a large grain plant first domesticated by Indigenous peoples in Mexico about 10,000 years ago. The country celebrates September 29 as Día Nacional del Maíz (National Corn Day). Hashtag: #DíaNacionaldelMaíz Planeta.com is curating tweets, photos and Facebook events that show off the variety and vulnerability of traditional corn in …

Corn = Maíz

Photo: Criollo Corn Maíz, also known as corn, is a large grain plant first domesticated by Indigenous peoples in Mexico about 10,000 years ago. Celebrations Septiembre = September: Mes de Maíz (Corn Month) (Mexico) September 29 Día Nacional del Maíz (Mexico) #DíaNacionaldelMaíz Facebook Wiki Maíz de Oaxaca Mexican Food YouTube Seminario “Cocinas en México, procesos …

Mexico, I love you #mexicotequiero

Mexico, I love you #mexicotequiero Trending Hashtags … Embedded Tweets You are what's right with the world Frida ❤️ #mexicotequiero pic.twitter.com/7xSve4Qe8o — Jose Silva (@blackxme) September 24, 2017 #MexicoTeQuiero por tus heroes sin capa. No estamos solos, nos tenemos! pic.twitter.com/wRHDt0GiFm — Psicóloga Kali (@Lunitaazul2702) September 24, 2017 Rescatistas japoneses acaban de salvar a un perrito …

Earthquakes in Mexico 09.2017

Breaking news – Mexico has experienced two major earthquakes after its strongest earthquake in a century. Curating Facebook posts and tweets.   Comenzó el rescate Los rescatistas   Key Links http://www.ssn.unam.mx https://www.facebook.com/SismologicoMX https://twitter.com/SismologicoMX Hashtags: #sismocdmx #Sismo Facebook Twitter Mexico earthquake Wiki Earthquakes Planeta.com Crisis Oaxaca Mexico City

Fiestas Patrias 2017

Celebrating Mexican Independence Day weekend around the world Austin, Texas At t/Grito ceremony in t/State Capitol in Austin, our flag escort was integrated by #Dreamers. People were happy & proud to see them march. pic.twitter.com/lwhJGzKuM9 — Carlos González Gtez (@carlos_glezgtez) September 16, 2017 Boston, Massachusetts Los colores patrios desplegados con orgullo en #CentralFalls con motivo …

US-Mexico Border Art

Photo Artist creates massive portrait installation at US-Mexico border Twitter Moment Artist creates massive portrait installation at US-Mexico border More about the artist https://twitter.com/jrart http://www.jr-art.net Google Maps Headlines https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/07/arts/design/jr-artist-mexico-border-wall.html