Las Vegas International

Photo: Café Berlin This page explores the international connections in Las Vegas starting with Ethiopia, Germany, India, Ireland, Mexico, Norway, Vietnam… Apologies in advance for the randomness of the links. We are starting our long-awaited deep dive and suggestions are welcome as we refresh and update this guide. Questions What first and second-generation nationalities live …

Mexico’s Food and Culinary Adventures

Photo: Angelica’s Tamales de frijol Documenting our slow adventures in Mexico’s kitchens, markets, and restaurants. Headlines http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20190910-mexicos-ancient-caviar Where there’s no queso in quesadilla Carne Asada, Hold The Meat: Why Latinos Are Embracing Vegan-Mexican Cuisine Guamoche Planeta.com A Gathering of Oaxaca’s Traditional Cooks (2018) Netflix Faves: Phil Rosenthal’s Culinary Tour of Mexico City Mexico’s Culinary Histories …

Exploring the Maya World

Indigenous peoples There are an estimated 7 million Indigenous Maya living in southern Mexico and northern Central America at the start of the 21st century. Please do not ask ‘who were the Maya’ as they are very much alive today. The breakthrough we would like is one in which we learn more from the Maya …

Mexico City’s National Anthropology Museum

Photo: Photos under the fountain One of our fave museos: National Anthropology Museum (Museo Nacional de Antropología) in Mexico City. Not open on Mondays. Anniversary celebration on September 17 — 55 circles around the sun for this veritable institution. Hashtag: #55VueltasAlSol Key Links mna.inah.gob.mx General information (Español) Boletines @mna_inah Videos Embedded Tweets ¡De dos a …

Mexico Tourism

Photo: Taxco Updating our 2019 snapshot of travel and tourism in Mexico. Headlines AMLO: “elefante blanco” será nueva sede de Sectur – Universal http://www.eloriente.net/home/2019/08/27/sector-turistico-1er-trimestre-2019-en-mexico Excelente y bendecido inicio de semana amigos y colegas, comparto la segunda parte de mi aportación para https://t.co/biq1fNrPh8 sobre el #corredortransístmico #pactooaxaca #multimodalistmo #travelling #tourism #viajes #turismo https://t.co/RFzsQpMOux — Juan Antonio …

Mexico 2019

Mexico flag Rolling news from Mexico in 2019 January “Mexico has regained confidence in itself” “México ha recuperado la confianza en sí mismo” ⁦@m_ebrard⁩: “México ha recuperado la confianza en sí mismo” #REC2019 ⁦@SRE_mx⁩ pic.twitter.com/ISaL9UbgH7 — Daniel Hdez Joseph (@DanielHJoseph) January 7, 2019 February El Chapo’s final chapter – @ioangrillo La industria cultural, un sector …

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 …

Mexico Journalism

Mexico Flag Headlines México, el mas mortal para los periodistas en 2019 Embedded Tweets Not a good look for Mexico or the 4T … deadliest country in the world for journalists. #MexicoExplained#CuartaTransformación @ronmader @mbeith https://t.co/ykuss5Y6KW — Thomas M. Buckley (@TomBuckley519) August 11, 2019 Reporters without borders https://www.rsf-es.org https://www.rsf-es.org/grandes-citas/clasificacion-por-paises @RSF_ES https://rsf.org/en https://rsf.org/en/ranking/2019 https://rsf.org/en/mexico https://www.mom-rsf.org/en/countries/mexico @RSF_inter Planeta.com …

Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH)

Photo: Patio Fountain Mexico – The Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH, National Institute of Anthropology and History) – inah.gob.mx – is a Mexican federal government bureau established in 1939 to guarantee the research, preservation, protection, and promotion of the prehistoric, archaeological, anthropological, historical, and paleontological heritage of the country. INAH and the Instituto …