Mexico http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/18809/all en Mexico http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/mexico <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-section-nav-icon"> <div class="field-label">Navigation Icon:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_section_nav_icon" width="300" height="127" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/nav-icons/nav-icon-mexico.png?1294095822" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-section-article-icon"> <div class="field-label">In-Article Icons:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_section_article_icon" width="97" height="97" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/section-icons/section-icon-mexico.png?1294095832" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-seo"><legend>SEO</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-metatitle"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mexico News - Breaking News and Headlines from GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-metadesc"> <div class="field-label">Meta Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mexico News, Mexican News Online. An authoritative new platform for Mexico news online. Important Mexican news topics including immigration and the drug trade. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-metakeywords"> <div class="field-label">Meta Keywords:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> mexico news, mexican news, mexico news online, mexican news online, news from mexico </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-seopagebottom"> <div class="field-label">Page Bottom:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><h1> Mexico News</h1> <p>GlobalPost is an authoritative new platform for <b>Mexico news</b>. Our correspondents travel throughout the country to unearth the facts about <a href="http://www.globalpost.com">world news</a> and America&#39;s southern neighbor. Gain ground-level perspectives on current <b>Mexican news</b> matters including the drug trade, tourism and the country&#39;s complex relationship with the United States.</p> <h2> Mexican News Online</h2> <p>Would you like to see more <strong>Mexican news online</strong>? Become a GlobalPost member. As a member you can suggest and vote on stories and interact with correspondents in the field. Learn more about becoming a <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/members">GlobalPost member</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-sectionrss"><legend>RSS</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-rsstitle"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost — Mexico </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-sponsor"><legend>Sponsorship</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored-section"> <div class="field-label">Sponsored Section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> Mexico Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5615902 at http://www.globalpost.com Marion Lloyd http://www.globalpost.com/bio/marion-lloyd <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biofirstname"> <div class="field-label">First Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Marion </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biolastname"> <div class="field-label">Last Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lloyd </div> </div> </div> <p> Please note: The information in this bio may not be current.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-biophoto"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-png" alt="image/png icon" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/Marion Lloyd.png" type="image/png; length=69227">Marion Lloyd.png</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-bioglobalblog"><legend>Global Blog</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-bioblogenable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-syndication"><legend>Syndication</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-striphtml"> <div class="field-label">Strip HTML:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/bio/marion-lloyd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mexico Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 1496 at http://www.globalpost.com Meet Mexico's Al Gore http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/mexico/081208/meet-mexicos-al-gore <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> He'll start by turning the capital green, and likely run for president, too. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Marion Lloyd </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/mexico">MEXICO</a> CITY — For decades, Mexico City has been famed for two things, its sprawl and its smog.</p> <p>But if Mayor Marcelo Ebrard has his way, one of the world's most populous cities will also soon be one of its most green.</p> <p>Under the mayor's ambitious Green Plan, a 15-year eco-roadmap launched in late 2007, the Mexican capital will have more bike lanes than <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/benelux">Amsterdam</a> and more rent-a-bike stations than <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/france">Paris</a>. New buildings will be solar-powered and once-filthy rivers will run clean — or at least cleaner.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/mexico/081208/meet-mexicos-al-gore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Green Mexico Mon, 08 Dec 2008 21:18:51 +0000 Marion Lloyd 1497 at http://www.globalpost.com Habla Espanol? Si. Now let's learn some English, too http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/mexico/081222/habla-espanol-si-now-lets-learn-some-english-too <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The state of Tamaulipas aims to create the country's first bilingual populace. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Marion Lloyd </div> </div> </div> <p>CIUDAD VICTORIA, <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/mexico">Mexico</a> — "What animal live in dee snow and ice?" asked the teacher in heavily accented English.</p> <p>"Polar bear!" shouted the Mexican fifth-graders, who were rewarded with an approving "very goot!"</p> <p>It may not be the Queen's English, but for public school students in the border state of Tamaulipas, this class offers a coveted chance to learn the language.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/mexico/081222/habla-espanol-si-now-lets-learn-some-english-too" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Mexico Thu, 08 Jan 2009 14:49:11 +0000 Marion Lloyd 4161 at http://www.globalpost.com The starting line http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/wheels/090104/the-starting-line <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> "Wheels" columnist Royal Ford explains his lifelong car passion that began with Faulkner and frozen ponds </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Royal Ford </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Give me chaos theory. If a loon flaps its wings on the cove outside my New Hampshire home, will a storm change course over Russia?</p> <p>I don&rsquo;t know. But chaos theory may explain how I got lucky enough to do this job I love, driving cars all over the world and writing about them for GlobalPost.</p> <p>My wing-flap smelled of gasoline when, as a 12-year-old boy, I was skidding cars around wet fields behind my childhood home in the Granite State, and on frozen ponds where ice is thick and counter-steer reigns.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/wheels/090104/the-starting-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Europe Germany Technology Mexico United Kingdom Fri, 09 Jan 2009 00:06:44 +0000 Royal Ford 7216 at http://www.globalpost.com For Which it Stands: Mexico http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/america-and-the-world/090107/which-it-stands-mexico <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Life as neighbor to a superpower </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Marion Lloyd </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MEXICO CITY &mdash;&nbsp;Playing neighbor to a superpower is no easy task.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Porfirio Diaz, the 19th century dictator, summed the relationship up like this: &quot;Poor Mexico, so far from God, and so close to the United States.&quot; At the time, the country had recently lost half its territory to the U.S. in the Mexican-American war.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> More than a century later, the unpopular Bush presidency has exacerbated the historic ambivalence many Mexicans feel toward their northern neighbor.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/america-and-the-world/090107/which-it-stands-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Diplomacy Mexico Thu, 08 Jan 2009 21:24:55 +0000 Marion Lloyd 9624 at http://www.globalpost.com Opinion: Pakistan on the Rio Grande http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/worldview/090111/opinion-pakistan-the-rio-grande <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pakistan has long been a concern, but now U.S. military planners fret that Mexico's vortex of violence could spur chaos south of the border. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bernd Debusmann </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - What do Pakistan and Mexico have in common? They figure in the nightmares of U.S. military planners trying to peer into the future and identify the next big threats.</p> <p>The two countries are mentioned in the same breath in a just-published study by the United States Joint Forces Command, whose jobs include providing an annual look into the future to prevent the U.S. military from being caught off guard by unexpected developments.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/worldview/090111/opinion-pakistan-the-rio-grande" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Asia-Pacific Opinion Pakistan Mexico Mon, 12 Jan 2009 03:24:23 +0000 Bernd Debusmann 16604 at http://www.globalpost.com To live or die in Mexico http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/mexico/090113/live-or-die-mexico <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A spike in murders and kidnappings prompts calls to bring back the death penalty. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Marion Lloyd </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MEXICO CITY&nbsp;&mdash;&nbsp;The street peddler's face darkened when asked how the Mexican government should deal with the rash of kidnappings and drug slayings terrorizing the nation.</p> <p>&quot;They should catch the perpetrators and kill them,&quot; said Luis Bote, 21, as he served steaming tacos from a basket on his bicycle. &quot;Only if the criminals are afraid will these crimes ever stop.&quot;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/mexico/090113/live-or-die-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Mexico Wed, 14 Jan 2009 13:10:59 +0000 Marion Lloyd 19620 at http://www.globalpost.com Mexicans wary, elated as Obama takes office http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/mexico/090120/mexicans-wary-elated-obama-takes-office <!--paging_filter--><p>&ldquo;Podr&aacute;?&ldquo; &ldquo;Can he do it?&rdquo; It was the question Mexican newspapers on both ends of the political spectrum were asking Tuesday ahead of Obama&rsquo;s inauguration.</p> <p>Jose Martinez, a 65-year-old shoeshine man, pondered the same question. &ldquo;He looks like a good man. But then politicians always promise so many things that they never fulfill.&rdquo;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/mexico/090120/mexicans-wary-elated-obama-takes-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Mexico Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 126988 at http://www.globalpost.com Fall in fortunes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/mexico/090121/fall-fortunes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The slump in remittances leaves its mark in Mexico. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ioan Grillo </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NUEVO DEXTO, Mexico&nbsp;&mdash;&nbsp;Guadalupe Bautista thought it was a miracle of God when her teenage son left this rugged hamlet in central Mexico and got work laying bricks in Florida.</p> <p>With the $500 he wired home every month, she could afford meat and chicken daily, school books for her younger children and, crucially, medical help for her worsening diabetes.</p> <p>But in the last six months the tap has run dry. Amid a U.S. building slump and crackdown on illegal migrants, her son is only working the odd day.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/mexico/090121/fall-fortunes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Business Mexico Sat, 24 Jan 2009 01:43:02 +0000 Ioan Grillo 145626 at http://www.globalpost.com The danger of singing about drugs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/mexico/090130/the-danger-singing-about-drugs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mexican crooners sing about drug cartels, and sometimes find themselves the victims of violence. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ioan Grillo </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MEXICO CITY&nbsp;&mdash;&nbsp;The story of a drug cartel hood who dissolved the bodies of 300 victims in acid might dominate news reports and then R-rated movies. But in Mexico, it is also the subject of popular songs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/mexico/090130/the-danger-singing-about-drugs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Mexico Tue, 03 Feb 2009 03:47:06 +0000 Ioan Grillo 262755 at http://www.globalpost.com Special Report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/commerce/090212/special-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 20 correspondents, 20 countries and a world of pain. Meet the ground truth of the global economic crisis. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomas Mucha </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Forget the clamor and compromise in Washington, D.C. over President Barack Obama&rsquo;s stimulus plan.</p> <p>A more troubling chapter of the rapidly deteriorating global economic crisis is playing out quietly in dark corners &mdash; and crowded fast food joints &mdash; across Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and beyond.</p> <p>Use this map to see what our correspondents have uncovered:</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/commerce/090212/special-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Argentina Egypt Ghana Americas Business Asia-Pacific Brazil Europe Canada China Middle East Chile India Indonesia Poland Costa Rica Japan Russia South Africa Mexico United Kingdom South Korea Thailand Vietnam Thu, 12 Feb 2009 21:22:15 +0000 Thomas Mucha 316367 at http://www.globalpost.com Analysis: Mexico a failing state? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/mexico/090212/analysis-mexico-failing-state <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In the midst of a drug war, Mexico bristles at comparisons to Pakistan and accusations that it is bordering on collapse. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ioan Grillo </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MEXICO CITY &mdash; The Mexican establishment shuddered at the dispatches from Washington: the two failing states most worrying to the U.S. defense department, they said, are Pakistan and Mexico.</p> <p>Since such reports began appearing in January, Mexican officials have sternly denied that the drug cartel armies destabilizing the United States&rsquo; southern neighbor can be compared to the terrorist groups threatening to undermine the Islamic republic.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/mexico/090212/analysis-mexico-failing-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Mexico Mon, 16 Feb 2009 13:43:43 +0000 Ioan Grillo 317453 at http://www.globalpost.com Car exports crash, and Mexican unemployment rises http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/mexico/090224/car-exports-crash-and-mexican-unemployment-rises-waiting-readback-ioan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mexico's car manufacturing industry nosedives. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ioan Grillo </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PUEBLA, Mexico&nbsp;&mdash;&nbsp;Ernesto Zuniga thought he was made for life when he got a job at the sprawling Volkswagen plant in this colonial city in central Mexico three years ago.</p> <p>The biggest factory for the German carmaker in the hemisphere had employed many of Zuniga&rsquo;s friends and neighbors for decades, and he hoped he would join them for a life of secure pay in an otherwise struggling country.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/mexico/090224/car-exports-crash-and-mexican-unemployment-rises-waiting-readback-ioan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Business Technology Mexico Wed, 25 Feb 2009 01:49:17 +0000 Ioan Grillo 409790 at http://www.globalpost.com Opinion: Mexico's staggering drug wars http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/worldview/090303/opinion-mexicos-staggering-drug-wars <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Amid a new surge in violence, it's time to start paying attention. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> John Dinges </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>If you haven&rsquo;t been following the war on our border with Mexico, now is the time to wake up and smell the gunpowder.</p> <p>Here&rsquo;s what this weekend was like in Juarez, the sprawling, once relatively prosperous industrial city just across from El Paso, Texas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/worldview/090303/opinion-mexicos-staggering-drug-wars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Business Opinion Mexico Tue, 03 Mar 2009 17:09:42 +0000 John Dinges 467510 at http://www.globalpost.com