Café Tacvba Irving Plaza Sunday, August 26 Better than: Spending a night with anything else that's 23 years old. Dance is a vital part of Café Tacvba's ethos. A vast number of the Mexican rock legends' songs reference the act, while almost all of them encourage it. Hell, the band's best song ( ... More >>
Mexican poet Javier Sicilia's 24-year-old son was killed last year in what is described as "prohibition-related violence" -- he was brutally murdered by drug cartels in their fight against the country's government. The death of his son forced the 55-year-old poet to realize that his story is not uni ... More >>
What would comprehensive immigration reform look like if the feds got off their duffs?
Only a fraction of Mexicans get U.S. asylum.
Today in immigration news, Mexican President Felipe Calderon called Arizona's immigration law "partial and discriminatory"; a second grader is all too eager to tell Michelle Obama her mom doesn't have papers (Mrs. First Lady, who was just there to talk obesity, recovers with bureaucratic fine ... More >>
Understanding Mexican-Salvadoran animosity
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Protesting Friday in New York at the Mexican Mission to the U.N. The two Oaxacan town officials accused of gunning down Indymedia journalist Brad Will were released from prison today after a state judge claimed there was a "fading of evidence" against them. The Mexico City daily Milenio report ... More >>
After the riots that rocked Oaxaca over the weekend, justice for slain Indymedia journalist Brad Will may be the last thing on Mexican authorities' minds. The crisis peaked Saturday when federal police battled with masked youths hurling Molotovs, fireworks, and rocks. The violence followed a p ... More >>