Mexican painter and philanthropist Francisco Toledo dies at 79

Francisco Toledo, the celebrated Mexican artist and cultural philanthropist who drew on his indigenous pre-Colombian.

Oaxaca: the capital of Mezcal

The Mexican state of Oaxaca is the capital of mezcal, one of the world’s most.

Lila Downs sings to immigrants in her latest album “Al Chile”

“People feel uncomfortable when it comes to talking about immigration”, says Lila Downs, and she.

More than 30 wildfires have been registered across Mexico so far this year

Over 30 forest fires were registered this year in municipalities of Chiapas, Campeche, Veracruz, Oaxaca,.

Another case of animal abuse in Oaxaca, Mexico: woman drags dog with car (VIDEO)

A dog tied to a moving car was dragged several meters in Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán,.

Oaxaca, Hidalgo and Yucatán, ideal destinations for Gastronomic Tourism

Mexican cuisine is one of the most recognized worldwide, thanks to its variety of ingredients.

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Guatemala admits it is a cocaine producing nation, not just transit point

GUATEMALA CITY, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Guatemala must now consider itself a cocaine producing nation and not just a transit…

Mérida: in the eyes of the world

Peace Nobel prize winners arrive in Mérida for the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates. The world renown four-day event began…

6 tropical storms whirling at once have set a record

Sure, it's the middle of hurricane season. But this is ridiculous. The six named storms whirling at once this week…

Hurricane Jerry now Category 1, path remains out to sea

Jerry has strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center's latest advisory. The storm is the 10th named…

Goddess of water Chalchiuhtlicue statue auctioned in France for 290 thousand Euro

Following up on the article published earlier today, The Yucatan Times reports that approximately half of the pre-Hispanic collection, consisting…