Danza de la Pluma (The Feather Dance)

Photo: Teotitlán del Valle, 2006 Danza de la Pluma (The Feather Dance) is a re-enactment of the battles between the Spanish and the Aztecs performed as a series of dances in the Zapotec communities of Teotitlán del Valle, Cuilapam de Guerrero and Zaachila in the Central Valleys of Oaxaca. The origin of this dance goes …

Teopanzolco, Morelos

Archaeology News! Major discovery was made when scientists from Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) used a radar to check for structural damage to the Teopanzolco pyramid in Teopanzolco, Morelos. INAH (Google Translated): The discovery was made after the earthquake of September 19, which caused an inclination and a collapse in the center …

ADN40

Elsewhere on the Web Mexico’s Spanish-language TV channel, ADN40, features the must-see El Foco (Sundays, 530pm). AppsiTunesGoogle Play WikipediaXHTVM-TDT Planeta.comhttps://www.planeta.com/mexicohttps://www.planeta.com/el-focohttps://www.planeta.com/tv

Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales

Logo Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (SEMARNAT) is Mexico’s federal secretariat for the environment and natural resources. The secretariat is charged with the mission of protecting, restoring, and conserving the ecosystems, natural resources, assets and environmental services of Mexico with the goal of fostering sustainable development. Key Links gob.mx/semarnat prensa Facebook Flickr YouTube …

North America

Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Planeta.com spotlights the North American continent — the big three  (Canada, Mexico and the United States) and the rest of the continent including Central America and the Caribbean. Translating: What is North American identity? Spanish: ¿Cuál es la identidad de América del Norte? French: Quelle est l’identité nord-américaine? Countries …

Mexico 2018 Elections

Mexico Flag Mexico’s 2018 Federal elections took place on July 1, 2018. For those following Mexico on the web, we have compiled some of the headlines, videos and key links. Outcomes Third time’s the charm (la tercera es la vencida) for Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Key Links http://www.ine.mx http://centralelectoral.ine.mx https://www.pscp.tv/INEMexico https://www.youtube.com/user/IFETV https://twitter.com/inemexico Questions = Preguntas …

Tzintzuntzan

Photo: Travelian, Pottery Tzintzuntzan (elevation: 7,000 feet) is a small town in the state of Michoacán. Today, Tzintzuntzan is a small town with two major attractions, the archeological site of Tzintzuntzan and the former monastery complex of San Francisco. Natural World Located on the southern side of Lake Pátzcuaro, the town boasts about forty olive …

Mexico Explained

Hashtags Mexico. Explained. Hashtag: #MexicoExplained Some of our favorite tweets help explain Mexico in English. Embedded Tweets Excellent piece by @ioangrillo on AMLO in @TIME … ironic that "populist" is used in headline to define him, while article closes with AMLO's spot-on statement that critics "fail to define (populism) conceptually." #MexicoExplained https://t.co/AVhrF0KAbt — Thomas M. …

Netflix Faves: Phil Rosenthal’s Culinary Tour of Mexico City

Screenshot What are you watching on Netflix this month? Recommended tour of Mexico City via foodie Phil Rosenthal (@PhilRosenthal) from the Somebody Feel Phil series. Hashtag: #SomebodyFeedPhil https://www.netflix.com/title/80146601 What makes the series delightful are the variety of establishments visited, the conversations Phil has with chefs and culinary experts and the simple happiness that exudes from …