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Where Are the Most Promising Megacities of Tomorrow?

Dr. Paul Philipp Hermann | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Dr. Paul Philipp Hermann

While megacities in the more developed world are becoming saturated in terms of population, their counterparts in the emerging markets are really showing progress. Cities including Jakarta, Manila, Karachi and Mexico City are becoming drawcards for young, tech-savvy and mobile adults.

The 10 Best Last-Minute Labor Day Getaways

Oyster | Posted 08.27.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Okay, don't hate us for bringing this up, but summer is almost over. The official final day of the season isn't till September 22, but most largely associate the end of summer Fridays, summer beach days, summer lazy days -- you name it -- with that dreaded Tuesday following Labor Day.

One Person's Trash is Another Person's Income

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 08.25.2015 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

With massive population growth in store for cities across the Global South, the fact that many of cities struggle to provide effective waste collection to serve the current population levels is worrying

Mexico City Travel: 7 Cool Things To Do in Xochimilco

Mark Chesnut | Posted 08.25.2015 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

To summarize some of the excitement that awaits, I've come up with a list of 7 things to do on a Mexico City day trip to Xochimilco.

Gruesome Aztec 'Skull Rack' Uncovered In Mexico City

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.25.2015 | Science

Archaeologists in Mexico have made a gruesome discovery: A rack of dozens of skulls the Aztecs may have created as a grim trophy ...

Why Mexico City Could be the Next Paris

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 08.20.2015 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

North Americans need not spend hundreds of dollars to cross the Atlantic Ocean for a European getaway. With its historic architecture, booming gastron...

Club De Cuervos Is Netflix's Freshest New Series of the Year

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.10.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Netflix's brand new series is not only this summer's most binge-worthy delight, but should be applauded as a game changer in the burgeoning world of globally-designed entertainment.

Say ¡Hola! To These Awesome 'Mexican Emojis'

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 08.05.2015 | Technology

What’s better than a taco emoji? A full collection of emoji concepts that accurately represent Mexican culture.  Eduardo Salles, a Mex...

News Photographer Found Slain In Mexico City

AP | Adam Goldberg | Posted 08.02.2015 | Media

  MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City officials said Sunday they are pursuing all lines of investigation into the killing of a photojournalist ...

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.