‘The Love that Dares to Speak its Name’

The poem written by the English James Kirkup, and published in 1976 edition of Gay News, has a new meaning for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community in Mexico. The text “The love that dares to speak its name” made reference to gay relationships, and gave to this community as one of…

The Mexican ‘Porro’ of Marijuana

Soon, the Mexicans could consume marijuana in private or use it legally for medical purposes. The President Enrique Peña Nieto is waiting for the Senate to approve the General Cannabis Control Law, which he sent the last month after his participation in the special reunion at the United Nations about the drugs trafficking. “As Mexican…

What Is Happening in Veracruz?

Veracruz, located in the eastern of Mexico, is suffering. The state where Javier Duarte-from the PRI party-is the governor has problems of security and impunity, mostly. But it doesn’t need more. The corruption is a real problem in the entity, because there are more than 35.000 million pesos (around 1.900 million dollars) that Duarte didn’t…

A Winter Night (video)

The High Line is a park designed and built on an old railroad in Manhattan, close to the Hudson River. The following video is a photographic chronicle of a single night, because if you really want to know this place, you need to visit it many times, during the day and the evening. The big…

Mexico and Its Achilles’ Heel

Why can’t Mexico run away from corruption, its worst weakness as a country? There has been many initiatives, some real intentions to finish with the corruption or fight against it effectively; but until now they remain just intentions. The studies reveal that Mexicans are immersed in a kind of vicious circle; as the citizens and…

The War against the Journalists in Mexico

The journalism has its risks, we know that, but sometimes those risks are worse when there are criminal groups that commit attacks directly against the professionals of the information. That is happening now in Mexico, mostly in states as Guerrero, Tamaulipas, Veracruz and Michoacán, even in Mexico City, where the organized crimes are operating and…

Is There a New Mexico City?

Mexico City is not anymore the Federal District, now is just Mexico City, but its territory is still being the Mexican Republic’s capital. Soon, the “chilangos”, “capitalinos” or “defeños” will have a Constitution that is going to change the organization of their city. After 20 years, the Union Congress approved the Political Reform which, in…