Latest Stories Tagged: Mexico

Arts, Culture & Media

Day of the Dead songs

Every year on November 1st and 2nd, Mexicans observe the Day of the Dead. Despite the name, it's actually a time of celebration. And as Betto Arcos explains, no other culture celebrates death through song quite the way Mexico does.

Conflict & Justice

Tijuana's dance protest

Tijuana has been plagued by drug-related murders and kidnappings; now some want to show their city is more than a murder capital. They'll demonstrate with a mass street performance. It's called Pa Bailar, or 'To Dance'. Ruxandra Guidi of KPBS reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Submerged art

In the Geo Quiz we're looking for a tourist resort in the state of Quintana Roo. It's got a fabulous view of the Caribbean; its marine park is a huge attraction. An unusual new museum hopes to attract tourists: it's called the Museo Subacu-tico de Arte.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo quiz is Placita Olvera, the historic birthplace of Los Angeles, and the site of a huge festival this weekend celebrating traditional Mexican mole. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with chef and restaurant owner Zarela Martinez.