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Global Wellness Summit Mexico City Day One

John Toomey | Posted 11.18.2015 | Impact
John Toomey

Today the Global Wellness Summit kicked off in Mexico City. 450 Wellness Thought Leaders from around the globe gathered to share ideas, learn new info...

Human Trafficking Survivor: I Was Raped 43,200 Times

CNN | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 11.13.2015 | Latino Voices

Mexico City (CNN)Karla Jacinto is sitting in a serene garden. She looks at the ordinary sights of flowers and can hear people beyond the garden walls...

Interview With L'Atlas

Sara Zielinski | Posted 11.09.2015 | Arts
Sara Zielinski

"I define myself as an in-situ artist, it's a mix of land art and street art. But for me it's the same, to turn a place into a state of mind."

Fighting Inequality by Addressing Urban Violence

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 11.11.2015 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Crime, inequality, and urban poverty are highly intertwined. Crime patterns can be both symptoms and drivers of inequality. Informal settlements often epitomize the hot spots of urban violence.

Transit Envy and Other Thoughts on Making L.A. the City It Can Be

Joel Epstein | Posted 10.13.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Al Selvin knew a great city, train line, bike path, restaurant and musician when he saw it. I hope we will continue to make L.A. a city worthy of his blessed memory.

Mexico City's Lessons for Los Angeles

Joel Epstein | Posted 09.28.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Riding Mexico's excellent, utilitarian rail system I couldn't help feeling that we are sometimes over-engineering and prettifying our expanding system at the expense of potential future growth and a faster construction schedule.

Beyond Public Transportation: Innovative Approaches to Affordable and Sustainable Transportation

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 09.28.2015 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Finding environmentally friendly modes of urban transportation is a key issue for cities working to ensure sustainable development. In Nairobi, a number of studies have identified the significant risk to pedestrians and bicyclists operating in and around the city.

Adventure Travel Mexico (ATMEX) Highlights Outdoor Opportunities

Bryen Dunn | Posted 09.17.2015 | Travel
Bryen Dunn

For many, Mexico is seen as a beach destination, filled with all-inclusive resort properties. For others that are more adventurous, there's a whole world beyond these safe confines that's waiting to be discovered.

Urban Transit: 5 Cool Ways to Travel Around Mexico City

Mark Chesnut | Posted 09.08.2015 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

Mexico City is one of the largest cities in the hemisphere. So it makes sense that this sprawling metropolis requires a rather extensive mass transi...

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

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 ...