Tag: Mexico

How ‘Trust And Travel’ Offers Community And Practical Advice To Aspiring Creatives

“When I first started writing I would contact random writers directly to ask for advice,” says travel writer (and occasional Uproxx contributor) Jade Moyano. “Eventually, writers started to contact me for the same reason.” This longing for both camaraderie and practical knowledge led Moyano and fellow travel writer (and occasional Uproxx contributor) Erin Rose Belair […]

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‘This Takes Away All Hope’: Rule Bars Most Applicants for Asylum in U.S.

MEXICO CITY — Thousands of people fleeing persecution, most from Central America, line up at the United States’ southern border every day hoping for asylum. They wait for months, their names slowly crawling up a hand-drawn list until they are allowed to present their case to American immigration authorities. After the United States Supreme Court […]

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Mazda CX-30 Confirmed for Mexican Production

<img data-attachment-id="1679920" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Mazda-CX-30-e1562011755284.jpg" data-orig-size="4210,2862" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"2.8","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5DS R","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1544264467","copyright":"Anton Watts","focal_length":"100","iso":"400","shutter_speed":"0.002","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2019 Mazda CX-30" data-image-description=" Mazda ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Mazda-CX-30-e1562011728620-450×306.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Mazda-CX-30-e1562011728620-610×415.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1679920″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Mazda-CX-30-e1562011728620-610×415.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”415″> Mazda’s Salamanca plant is adding the CX-30 to its production line, ensuring its cars-and-crossovers strategy launches as planned. With the Mexican facility already manufacturing the Mazda3, it’s not a […]

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Mexico Says It Has Cut the Number of Migrants Heading to U.S.

MEXICO CITY — Under pressure from the Trump administration, Mexico’s foreign minister announced Friday that the country had reduced the flow of migrants heading to its northern border by more than 50 percent in the previous three months, an effort meant to keep damaging tariffs at bay. Through the deployment of its newly formed National […]

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Francisco Toledo, Celebrated Mexican Artist and Arts Philanthropist, Dies at 79

Francisco Toledo, the celebrated Mexican artist and cultural philanthropist who drew on his indigenous pre-Colombian heritage to create striking work suffused with shamanistic animal imagery, died on Thursday. He was 79. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico announced the death on Twitter, calling Mr. Toledo “a true defender of nature, customs and traditions of […]

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Greenland Aside, Buying Foreign Land Used to Be Common

The last time the United States bought a foreign territory — through a monetary transaction and not just a signed treaty — was in 1917, when the Virgin Islands were acquired from Denmark. More than 100 years later, President Trump said he wanted to buy Greenland, the largest island in the world, from Denmark. Denmark […]

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Brutal Murder of 19 People in Mexico Could Be Related to Avocado Trade, Expert Says

On Thursday morning, the residents of Uruapan, Mexico, woke up to a scene too grisly to even be called nightmarish. Nine bodies were discovered hanging from an overpass, and some of them had been partially stripped of their clothes. Seven more bodies—some dismembered, some decapitated—were found under a nearby pedestrian bridge. And three others were […]

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A Mexican Hospital, an American Surgeon, and a $5,000 Check (Yes, a Check)

CANCUN, Mexico — Donna Ferguson awoke in the resort city of Cancun before sunrise on a sweltering Saturday in July. She wasn’t headed to the beach. Instead, she walked down a short hallway from her Sheraton hotel and into Galenia Hospital. A little later that morning, a surgeon, Dr. Thomas Parisi, who had flown in […]

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In Migrant Crisis, Border Towns Become Final Destination

CIUDAD JUÁREZ, Mexico — There is a new hint of life in the dilapidated downtown of Ciudad Juárez, which residents abandoned as a recession and drug gang murders ravaged the city a decade ago. Thousands of Cubans, waiting in limbo for a decision on their requests for asylum in the United States, have made the […]

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Overflowing Toilets, Bedbugs and High Heat: Inside Mexico’s Migrant Detention Centers

ACAYUCAN, Mexico — Migrants have been held in a wrestling arena, at a fairground and in government offices. They’ve been forced to sleep in hallways, on an outdoor basketball court, even directly on the hard ground. Mexico’s detention centers have at times reached triple, quadruple and even quintuple their capacity. Detainees at some centers have […]

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Balancing Beer, Adventure, And Relaxation In Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

UPROXX On a bright morning in June, I’m paddling along in the calm waters of Banderas Bay, swaying this way and that as I try to remain standing. After twenty minutes of fighting to control my unwieldy board, the palm trees appear as miniatures on the horizon and the supple curve of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico […]

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An American Middle Schooler, Orphaned by Deportation

After color-guard practice one fall Wednesday, Fanny’s coach caught her in the parking lot getting into an Uber and wanted to know why. Fanny was still in seventh grade, a cadet on the junior team, and in the Atlanta suburb where she had spent her whole life, parents, not taxis, usually waited in the school […]

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Breaking a Mexican Tradition That Excludes Women, to Keep It Alive in Brooklyn

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] On a sidewalk in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, outside Saint Michael’s Church, Maritza Xalanda, 13, asked for her mother’s help to tie on a giant mask, completing her costume as an old man with a bulbous nose and a long […]

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Trump’s Wall Gets America Nowhere on Border Security

A surge of migrants from Central America has overwhelmed the border management system. Nearly a million are expected to cross the southwestern border by the end of year. Most hope to apply for asylum, adding to a backlog already stretching back years. From the earliest days of the Trump administration, the president has been clear […]

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Supreme Court Lets Trump Proceed on Wall Plans Amid Legal Fight

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the Trump administration to move forward with plans to build a wall along parts of the Mexican border while litigation over paying for it proceeds. A trial judge had prohibited the administration from transferring $2.5 billion from the Pentagon’s budget to fund the effort, and an appeals […]

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Glimpsing Our Post-Consumption Future at the Cooper Hewitt

Plastics transformed the material world after World War II. Today, they pollute our oceans. A better future will be made with … algae. Or bacteria. That’s the dominant theme of a sweeping exhibition, “Nature: Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.” On display here at the Smithsonian’s temple to the culture of design, on upper Fifth Avenue, are […]

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