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 …

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 …

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 …

Mexico Notebook

Photo: Venus Many books have been written about Mexico under the guise of ‘guidebooks’ that, in reality, are nothing more than compilations of hotels, restaurants and nightclubs, along with a few tips about where to buy authentic handicrafts that almost look as if they came from Mexico and not Taiwan … These books don’t guide …

Mexico City hosts national tourism forum (2018)

Mexico City hosts the 2018 National Tourism Forum May 7-9. Hashtag: #XVIForoTurismo Among the highlights – talks from the candidates for the presidency of Mexico who have been invited to present their proposals on tourism. Invited are José Antonio Meade Kuribreña, of the PRI-Green Coalition; Ricardo Anaya Cortés, of the PAN-PRD Coalition; and Andrés Manuel …

Mixteco de San Pedro Tidaá

Photo 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Planeta.com is updating vocabulary lists from Indigenous friends and communities. This spotlights a town in Oaxaca, Mexico. This dictionary is a collaborative effort with Fidel Domingo Clemente Rodriguez of San Pedro Tidaa! 2019 es el Año Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas. Planeta.com está actualizando listas de …

A Gathering of Oaxaca’s Traditional Cooks (2018)

Photo: Melissa Biggs April 25-28 Segundo Encuentro de Cocineras Tradicionales de Oaxaca (Second Meeting of Traditional Cooks of Oaxaca) Oaxaca City’s Plaza de la Danza hosts the Second Meeting of Traditional Cooks of the Oaxaca (Segundo Encuentro de Cocineras Tradicionales de Oaxaca). More than 50 cooks from the eight regions of the state will attend. The event coincides …