Tag Archives: Mexico

How close before the violence worries us?

If you got in your car in Tulsa and drove south for half-a-day, you’d find yourself having left the state of Oklahoma for the Mexican state of Nuevo Leone, where the industrial city of Monterrey is located. It’s where Tecate … Continue reading

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Media spares US visions of Mexican gangland violence.

It is a five-hour drive from San Antonio, Texas to Monterrey, Mexico, the time it takes by car to travel from today’s society to the gun-running, mob-infested, Al Capone-ish activities of the US gangster era. Despite its proximity, news of … Continue reading

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Mexican measles case is first in six years.

A 19-month old girl on a flight from France to Mexico has been diagnosed as carrying measles, the first reported case of the disease on Mexican soil in six years. Health Secretary José Angel Córdova Villalobos confirmed the announcement on … Continue reading

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Chicharito to lead Mexico in Gold Cup Final with USA

The players may change, but the teams remain the same. Saturday’s Gold Cup Soccer (or futbol, if you prefer) Final will pit the United States and Mexico in Pasadena’s Rose Bowl. The Gold Cup (Copa Oro) is staged every two … Continue reading

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