Tag Archives: Mexico

Not Dead; Just Busy

I’ve been in Mexico since last Saturday, March 22nd, and have enjoyed every second of it. I’ll be here until April 2nd when I’ll fly out of Mexico City and into Phoenix, AZ for the Mexico/USA game. Below is a … Continue reading

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The rise of El Tri-Levisa and the war for Mexico’s football federation

This story originally appeared on Voxxi. As the Mexican national team took out its World Cup qualifying frustrations on low-ranked New Zealand last week, Sports Illustrated journalist Grant Wahl took to Twitter to describe the months-long drama as “the best … Continue reading

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The Drug War’s Psychological Impact

Nearly every story about the drug war in Mexico begins with or eventually mentions statistics on the number of persons killed as a result of it. Far too little of them, however, consider the effects of the drug war on … Continue reading

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Mexico vs. Panama Gold Cup Match at The Rose Bowl

This past Sunday was the much anticipated first set of CONCACAF Gold Cup matches between Mexico and Panama. Canada vs. Martinique was played before in a double-header but I skipped it in order to partake in all the free food … Continue reading

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Take A Trip Through Hell On Earth With K. Mennem As Your Guide

Since I wrote about the drug war in Mexico last year (see here and here), I’ve discovered more independent journalists who devote their time to covering drug war-related events in Mexico. One of these journalists is K. Mennem, creator of … Continue reading

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Meet Ruido Rosa, Mexico’s Ladies of Rock

To continue where I left off a few months ago, I present another talented artist/group from Mexico: Ruido Rosa. Ruido Rosa is a rock n’ roll quartet from Mexico City featuring Alejandra Moreno (vocals), Daniela Sanchez (guitar), Carla Sarinana (bass) … Continue reading

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Blood, Drugs and Hitmen Addendum: Javier Garza Ramos

Javier Garza Ramos, editor-in-chief for Mexican newspaper El Siglo de Torreon, wrote a piece for the Columbia Journalism Review that covers on a topic I touched on briefly in a previous post. The following excerpt comes from Writing The War On Drugs: Why … Continue reading

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