Magali Torres, who lives in Florida and is originally from Mexico, is closely watching whether Congress and the White House can agree on a path that will allow her to continue to work legally in the US and worry less about deportation.
When The World's Monica Campbell returned to her home in Mexico City, she arrived to chaos. People were trying their best to rebuild or they were leaving altogether. Her neighborhood in particular was among the hardest hit.
On Sept. 7, a massive earthquake off of Mexico's southern coast damaged buildings. And then a powerful aftershock a few weeks later finished some of them off. People in the region just want the earth to stop shaking.
The Department of Homeland Security has waived environmental laws to move forward on wall projects in California and Texas. Scientists and conservation advocates wonder if this national monument is next.
What’s for lunch? It’s a question almost everyone asks every day, but also one that most of us don’t have to think much about. But climate change will have a big impact on what's for lunch (and dinner and breakfast) around the world.
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.
Globe-trotting, theory-dropping DJ/Rupture has just released a new mix of cumbia on his soundcloud page. And to our GREAT pleasure, it is comprised entirely of “cumbia cumbia, not nuevo cumbia.” Not to say that we have any problem with the ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/17340/dj-rupture-drops-new-cumbia-mix/"> Read more »</a>
Want to see more photo and video brought back from our producers journey to (and through) Afro-Mexico? Well, you are in luck, because they’ve arranged their materials in a killer Tumblr page, made exclusively to chronicle their trip. Check it ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/17550/hip-deep-mexico-tumblr/"> Read more »</a>
Six months after Tropical Storm Manuel devastated Acapulco, the resort's tourist areas are back to normal. But it's a different story behind the scenes: local residents say the government prefers to move them than build new climate defenses.
On Friday, May 23, at the incredibly Polish Club Europa in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Electric Cowbell and Barbes presents one of the craziest cumbia duos Mexico has produced to date: Los Master Plus, from Guadalajara. We couldn’t be more hyped to offer a ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/18585/ticket-giveaway-523-los-master-plus-guadalajara-mx-geko-jones-el-malito-club-europa/"> Read more »</a>
The flood of young Central American migrants streaming across the US border over the past year has slowed to a trickle. One of the reasons may be Mexico’s increased border enforcement along its southern border with Guatemala. And that's creating headaches for Mexicans living near that border.