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Three-Hour Gunfight In Mexico One Of The Bloodiest In A Decade

Reuters | Posted 05.23.2016 | World

By Alexandra Alper ZAMORA, Mexico, May 22 (Reuters) - Government security forces killed 42 suspected drug cartel henchmen and suffered...

Americans Consume HOW MUCH Tequila?!

The Huffington Post | Nile Cappello | Posted 07.24.2013 | Taste

Happy National Tequila Day!

LOOK: More Than 10,000 Dead Fish From Cattle Plant Contamination

Posted 07.02.2013 | Green

After tens of thousands of dead fish appeared in a reservoir in Mexico, a local mayor is pointing fingers at a cattle food plant. The fish were rep...

275 Workers Found In 'Slavery' At Mexican Tomato Plant

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.12.2013 | World

Mexican authorities have rescued at least 275 people who were being held in slave-like conditions at a camp where tomatoes are sorted and packed for e...

Andrew Burmon

The War Next Door | Andrew Burmon | Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel

This post is part of the HuffPost Shadow Conventions 2012, a series spotlighting three issues that are not being discussed at the national GOP and Dem...

Tasting Mexico's 'Tequila Trail'

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.09.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

It's an ancient tradition in Jalisco, Mexico. The jimador in his wide hat and boots, the elegant arc of attack, the final swift plunging of the sword. Bullfight? Not exactly. It's harvest time for blue agave plants

Tequila 101 | Posted 12.07.2011 | Home

Contrary to popular belief, tequila is not cactus juice. The spirit is distilled from blue Weber agave. (And for the record, it should never come with...

Tequila Grows Up and Gets Real

Jennifer Ceaser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jennifer Ceaser

Tequila's reputation has long suffered in the U.S., where it's mainly been thought of as a way to get as drunk as possible as quickly as possible. That's changing though, as premium tequilas have made their way across the border.

Sip, Don't Slam: A Dozen Aged Tequilas To Savor

Tony Sachs | Posted 07.04.2012 | Home
Tony Sachs

It must be getting awfully crowded in the highlands of Jalisco, the Mexican state where the blue agave from which tequila comes must, by law, be grown.