When performing her latest single, “Peligrosa,” Downs says she thought about women who are seen as “dangerous because we think, because we have opinions, because we want to go to school, because we want to be independent.”
After a presidential campaign of strong rhetoric on issues of trade, immigration, and border security, the Trump administration is looking to move forward in its relationship with Mexico. But how much damage has been done and where can the two countries still find common ground?
Chef Pati Jinich is the author of "Pati's Mexican Table." Born and raised in Mexico City, she travels extensively in Mexico for her writing and her PBS show (also called Pati's Mexican Table). We asked her for her recommendations.
The Chinese government announced Monday that it plans to take more than five million vehicles off the road to improve air quality, including 330,000 cars in Beijing. This announcement comes only weeks after the World Health Organization announced that only 12 percent of cities reporting on air quality meet their standards for safe levels. With the help of our newsroom designers, we put together a list of places recently affected by deteriorating air quality and incidents of smog.
If Mexican legislators get their way, it will soon cost a bit more to purchase junk food and soda. Several proposals to raise taxes on junk food and sugary drinks are moving forward as part of a bigger tax reform bill. The new taxes are seen as a way to address soaring obesity rates in Mexico and to raise much needed tax revenues.
Mexican voters elected their first independent gubernatorial candidate, a victory seen as a protest against the country's political parties. The main party, the PRI still holds onto to its majority in Congress, but this election still sent a message.
You would think the Mexicans have a shot at World Cup glory ... that is, if you watch the Mexican boys teams. But the men typically disappoint. PRI's The World reporter Jason Margolis finds disillusioned Mexican fans have several theories why.
Nearly 9 million people call Mexico City home, and some 21 million people live in the metro area. It can take hours to get around, especially during rush hour. One solution that’s catching on though: Riding a bicycle.
Mexico has agreed to extradite notorious drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman, also known as El Chapo, to the US. Guzman was captured, for a third time, on Friday. Mexican officials have said contacts between actor Sean Penn and the notorious drug lord helped in the recapture. But Penn's interview and article in Rolling Stone have infuriated Mexican journalists.