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Orgullo Gay: Big-Time Celebration at Mexico City LGBT Pride

Mark Chesnut | Posted 07.01.2015 | Gay Voices
Mark Chesnut

It was colorful. It was political. It was flamboyant. It was touching. And I wouldn't have expected anything less when about 100,000 people converged in the center of Mexico City on June 27, for the 37th edition of the Marcha por el Orgullo Gay, the annual Mexico City LGBT pride march and festival that grows in scope every year.

World Naked Bike Ride Bares Creative Soul of Mexico City

Mark Chesnut | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

Some were artists. Some were students. Some were senior citizens. Some were professional office types. Some were families with kids. A good number had beautiful bodies and a lot didn't. But nearly all of the people gathered for the 10th World Naked Bike Ride had one thing in common.

Breaking Down UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum

Dan Shapiro | Posted 06.08.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez returns to action for the first time in 20 months on Saturday, June 13, set to headline the UFC 188 main event.

Mexico Debuts Quickie Immigration Clearance for Some Arrivals at Popular Airports

Bob Schulman | Posted 06.05.2015 | Travel
Bob Schulman

The lines will likely get even longer next year when current caps on transborder flight frequencies are tossed out.

Are e-Books a Good Idea for Latino Authors?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 06.04.2015 | Books
Daniel Cubias

It was not my intention to create a trilogy on Huffington Post about the Latino publishing scene, but that is what has happened. My previous two artic...

Why We Love Mexico City's Southern Neighborhoods

Jacada Travel | Posted 06.03.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Head to Mexico City's southern neighborhoods for captivating culture that provides a window into the capital's colorful past.

Halo Around Sun Dazzles Mexico City

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 05.22.2015 | Science

Residents of Mexico City were treated to an amazing spectacle on Thursday when a halo formed around the sun above the Mexican capital. Haloes like ...

Paving Paradise in Mexico City: Megaprojects Cater to Cars, Ignore Citizens

David R. K. Adler | Posted 06.13.2015 | Latino Voices
David R. K. Adler

At Friday's protest, Mixcoac residents gathered to voice their dissent. "If the government keeps removing trees," one resident announced over a loudspeaker, "We will replant them!"

Not Even James Bond Can Rescue Mexico's Image

Homero Aridjis | Posted 05.31.2015 | World
Homero Aridjis

MEXICO CITY -- While James Bond is cavorting in downtown Mexico City among giant skeleton props, leaping over rooftops and jumping into helicopters in an fictional exercise the government hopes will bolster Brand Mexico, Mexicans all over the country are clamoring for a new deal and real justice.

Six Months After Student Massacre in Mexico, Global Outrage Fades, But Political Crisis Intensifies

David R. K. Adler | Posted 05.28.2015 | Latino Voices
David R. K. Adler

Six months after Ayotzinapa, the haze of protest fever has cleared, and the long, difficult road to change has come into focus. The pragmatic questions Mexico must ask itself in order to arrive there are ugly. But--short of a revolution--this strategic approach is the only way for Mexico to generate change from below, giving voice at last to the many victims of its ongoing violence.

A Mexican Mural Festival Brings Color -- And Censorship -- To The Streets

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.04.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Striking and massive murals by international street artists have been populating the walls of Mexico City for the last five years thanks to the emerge...

How One Artist Is Challenging The Harsh Reality Of Street Harassment In Mexico City

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.12.2015 | Arts

In 2012, Brooklyn-based artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh embarked upon a project titled "Stop Telling Women to Smile." The series, comprised of portraits p...

8 Things to Do Mexico City

Curtis Ellis | Posted 04.13.2015 | Travel
Curtis Ellis

Mexico is home to one of the planet's great urban travel destinations -- a city with unmatched cultural attractions and a world-renowned gastronomy scene. We're talking about Mexico City, and it's likely that most of what you think you know about it is wrong.

Deadly Gas Blast Rocks Mexico City Children's Hospital

AP | ALBERTO ARCE and PETER ORSI | Posted 03.31.2015 | World

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Injured and bleeding, mothers grasping infants in their arms fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion...

Mexico in the Making: The Emerging Tech and Entrepreneurship Community

Carla Holtze | Posted 02.02.2015 | Technology
Carla Holtze

Candles lined the streets at night in Mexico City the week of November 12th as the city mourned the massacre of 43 teaching students from Guerrero State.

War and Love

Lynda Freeman | Posted 01.05.2015 | Good News
Lynda Freeman

The best way to teach love is to show love. Rather than moving apart in fear and hatred, it is better to move together in love and reconciliation. I've had a change of heart.

Mexico's Foreign Minister Pushes for UNSC Reforms, Strong Ties With India

Samarth Pathak | Posted 12.22.2014 | World
Samarth Pathak

Addressing a public program in New Delhi today, Foreign Minister of Mexico, Dr. Jose A. Meade Kuribrena, pushed for reforms in the United Nations Security Council, in an oblique indication of support to India's bid for a permanent seat in the international forum.

Thousands March in Mexico City for Missing Students (PHOTOS)

Sandra Larriva | Posted 12.09.2014 | World
Sandra Larriva

A gathering of thousands filled the streets of Mexico City on Wednesday to protest the disappearance of 43 students in the state of Guerrero last month.

Adventure #1: Mexico, 1967

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 12.08.2014 | Fifty
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

My best friends and I drove a '60 Chevy from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Mexico City, Guadalajara and Acapulco during winter break in 1967. Not only did I turn 18 on the trip, but my bff's were all guys

Buck Angel: Pornographer Turned Advocate

Enrique Torre Molina | Posted 11.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Enrique Torre Molina

Here's my chat with award-winning pornographer turned advocate Buck Angel.

Man Selling Kids Camping Trips Mistakenly Shows Parents Child Porn: Prosecutors

AP | Posted 09.23.2014 | Crime

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in western Mexico said Monday they have arrested a man who was promoting children's camping trips in front of a group...

The JT Insider Food Guide: Mexico

Jacada Travel | Posted 11.03.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Top chef Enrique Olvera of Mexico City's world renowned restaurant Pujol, gives us his tips on how to experience the best of this foodie nation.

Legendary PALM to Close ... New One Opening in Beverly Hills!

Jay Weston | Posted 11.02.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

all photos by Jay and Palm Flashing back to 1975, it was the year that "Jaws" was released, Billy M...

Involving the Urban Poor in Inclusive Housing

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 10.11.2014 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Participatory planning integrates the poor and vulnerable into the housing development process and ensures that good intentions are translated into impact for the community.

How Jokowi Helps Jakarta's Street Vendors

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 09.16.2014 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Integrating street vending into urban planning is both a challenge and an important step towards inclusive cities.