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VIDEO: Architecture Firm Takes Skyscrapers Underground

Posted 12.10.2011 | Arts

Ambitious architecture and Mexico City seldom appear in the same sentence due to the government's strict building code, but BNKR Arquitectura has foun...

Working Overtime, Mexican Cops Try Improving Image

Fox News Latino | Posted 12.10.2011 | Latino Voices

By Lauren Villagran for Fox News Latino MEXICO CITY -- When gunshots awoke Juan Carlos Fajardo at 3 a.m., the police arrived at his gate in five mi...

Are We Living In A 'Throwaway Culture'?

Crista Tharp | Posted 12.06.2011 | Weddings
Crista Tharp

Mexico City is trying to cut their divorce rate by proposing a "Renewable Marriage Contract" which would give couples a two-year trial-run to see if their marriage has what it takes to stand the test of time.

I Do.. For Now? Mexico City Considers Temporary Marriages

Shine | Lylah M. Alphonse | Posted 12.03.2011 | Weddings

Officials in Mexico City are considering a new way to address the city's high divorce rates: by making marriages temporary....

The Best of Mexico City, Judged by Locals

Bob Schulman | Posted 09.28.2011 | Travel
Bob Schulman

These are the places the natives hang out.

Taberna -- Upscale Mexican Food in Beverly Hills

Jay Weston | Posted 09.07.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I've been advocating for years that an upscale, elegant Mexican restaurant would do well in Beverly Hills/West Los Angeles. Now my wish has been answered... in spades.

Mexico Nabs Top Lieutenant Of Dreaded Zetas Cartel

Reuters | Posted 09.03.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY, July 4 (Reuters) - Mexican police arrested a top lieutenant of the Zetas drug cartel who was linked to the murder of a U.S. immigration a...

Attorney Charged In Child-Porn Sweep Found Dead In Mexico

Posted 08.23.2011 | New York

A former attorney at the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher who was charged along with at least two dozen others in a child-pornography sweep died in Me...

Billionaire Opens Art Museum: Vanity Project?

npr.org | Weekend Edition Saturday | Posted 07.16.2011 | Arts

In Mexico City, the world's richest man has just opened a new museum to showcase his extensive European and Mexican art collection. Telecommunications...

Real Strange Mexicans: Down and Delirious in Mexico City, by Daniel Hernandez

Matt Sledge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matt Sledge

Daniel Hernandez's Down and Delirious in Mexico City charts the progress of a Chicano from San Diego who is Mexican enough to merit a passport. He determines to head south to reclaim his heritage.

A Light of Hope in Mexico

Yehuda Berg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yehuda Berg

The biggest breakthroughs in consciousness occur when things are difficult; when we have a choice to fall to the worst of ourselves or rise to the best of ourselves.

Holy Housecat! Animals Blessed By Mexican Church

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pet owners brought along their beloved pooches, kittens, birds and even a few hamsters to the Saint Anthony of Abad church in Mexico City in search of...

Mexico's Female Assassins Battle In Drug War

GlobalPost | Ioan Grillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- The female drug lord sells heroin out of her Ciudad Juarez home, cruises in expensive cars and is behind a series of murders of...

Dispatch From Cancún: Developing Paradise in the Suicide Capital

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Roberto Lovato

Cancun is the suicide capital of Mexico. That's a subject that's not likely to come up as thousands of people gather here over the next two weeks for the U.N. Conference on Climate Change.

Ten Cities With The World's Worst Air

Daily Finance | Douglas McIntyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With the latest round of global climate change talks set to begin this week in Cancun, Mexico, the assembled delegates should be thankful they're not ...

Marcos Castro: Pater/Padre

Joy Yoon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Joy Yoon

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Shattered Glass, Rethinking the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil Collection

Susan Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Susan Segal

Shattered Glass, Rethinking the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil Collection, treats New Yorkers to an exclusive look into Post-Revolution artworks that touches upon identity, life, death and the history of Mexico.

The Backlash In Microfinance

Shivani Siroya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Shivani Siroya

For me and my team at InVenture, it's a strange time to be entering the microfinance industry. Recently, the only news about this industry has been ...

Mexico's Narcos: A Crisis for Both Mexico and the U.S.

Gary Orfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Orfield

We're doing nothing effective to stop the flood of narcotics that aim to meet the appetites of U.S. addicts, or to stem the tide of guns from hundreds of virtually unregulated shops on the U.S. side of the border.

Paris, Mexico City, Amsterdam & Zagreb Pledge To Cut Emissions 10% In Next Year

guardian.co.uk | Tom Moseley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Mexico City's taxis and Paris's city halls are about to become greener after four worldwide capitals signed up to the 10:10 climate campaign. The may...

CicLAvia Is What I'll Be Doing in LA This Sunday

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

The City of LA recognized in CicLAvia an opportunity to give Angelenos a taste of what LA can be like, at least for a bit, without cars. It will temporarily turn the streets over to those who deserve them the most. Us.

Lebanon's Jews: Loyalty to Whom? BBC Documentary Tracks Vanished Community

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

First came the book, then the documentary, on Lebanon's Jews who pine for their birthplace, singers Fairouz, Sabah and Wadih El Safi, and recall their...

Are Cities the Climate Champions We're Looking for?

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Over the years while world leaders and bureaucrats have fiddled, cities around the world have been the champions when it comes to adopting tough measures to reduce their carbon footprints.

Social Media Week: Shift Will Happen

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Bonifer

For Social Media Week 2010, five cities will host a week-long series of free-admission events that will include workshops, panels, performances and games designed to explore the subject of social media.

From Street Snacks to Fine Dining:
A Foodie Tour of Central Mexico City

T.J. DeGroat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
T.J. DeGroat

During my recent nine-week stay in Mexico City I lived in a lovely room in a beautiful guest house in the hip Condesa neighborhood. The only thing I l...