Americans at the National Museum of the American Indian #NDNsEverywhere

Washington, DC – A new exhibit opens Thursday, January 18: Americans at the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution. Hashtag: #NDNsEverywhere The exhibit prompts a national and global conversation. What are the relationships with the Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities? How have they changed over time? How does the world see Native Americans? Starting …

Venezuela 2018

News from Venezuela John Oliver discusses the devastating economic crisis in Venezuela and enlists the help of a large bird who bears a striking resemblance to Wilmer Valderrama. Planeta.com Venezuela  

Hawai’i Tourism Boom 2018

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Waikiki Beach Recommended Viewing: Tourism Boom – Do We Know When to Say When? PBS Hawai’i Insights program explored the environmental and economic impacts of Hawai’i’s ongoing tourism boom. In 2017 Hawai’i made its eighth straight record-breaking year for tourism, topping 9 million visitor arrivals. The program asked its panelists to review …

2018 #StateOfVegas

Among the things that Las Vegas does right is the annual of State of the City presentation made by Mayor Carolyn Goodman. Tonight, thanks to livestreaming video, anyone around the world can access the mayorial assessment of the preceding year in one of the world’s most storied cities. Hashtag: #StateofVegas. This is Goodman’s seventh State of Vegas …

The Real Costs of a US-Mexico Border Wall

Live webcast, 830am EST Thursday with  @VFelbabBrown, @RepCuellar,  @mariauxpen @BrookingsInst Registration:  http://connect.brookings.edu/register-to-watch-us-mexico-wall Hashtag: #BrookingsEssay Background: President Trump’s proposed border wall, and more broadly how the United States defines its relationship with Mexico, directly affects the 12 million people who live within 100 miles of the border. Beyond the question of cost and payment, there are a number of …

Consumer Electronics Show #CES2018

Buzzwords Las Vegas’ largest convention is the Consumer Electronic Show which takes place this week, January 9-12. Hashtag: #CES2018 Official spin: “CES is the world’s gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years — the global …

MĂ©xico 2018

Poster What’s happening in Mexico in 2018? We are paying attention to the national election as well timely tours, environmental conservation and cultural heritage. Curating tweets and pointing to timely resources on the social web. Suggestions are welcome. Twitter Moment Mexico 2018 Mexico 2018 🇲🇽 Headlines https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/14/cancun-tourist-paradise-mexico-drug-violence Elections https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2018-mexican-election/index.html Planeta.com MĂ©xico Mexico’s Friendship Route = …

Suspended: International Streetfood Congress = Congreso Internacional Comer En La Calle #ComerEnLaCalle

Suspended. International Streetfood Congress = Congreso Internacional Comer En La Calle If there are new dates, we will share them on this page. Key Links http://comerenlacalle.org http://comerenlacalle.org/home-en/ #ComerEnLaCalle (Facebook) #ComerEnLaCalle (Twitter) Instagram Questions How can Planeta.com assist/document the event? Wiki Mexico city events Planeta.com Mexico City Food, Health and Cultivating Communities In praise of street food

Woodrow Wilson Center Hosts Andrés Manuel López Obrador

Washington, DC – Less than one year from Mexico’s presidential election, the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute and the Inter-American Dialogue welcome the former head of government of Mexico City and three-time candidate, AndrĂ©s Manuel LĂłpez Obrador for an open and frank discussion of his policy proposals and his view on domestic and foreign challenges facing …