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Mexico’s president-elect to create a truth commission

By Angie Baldelomar Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Mexico’s president-elect, announced his administration would create a truth commission to investigate the case of 43 college students who have been missing since September 2014. The announcement came on Sept. 26, the fourth anniversary of the students’ abduction in the city of Iguala. Prosecutors claim corrupt police officers turned the students over to …

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Wonderful World: Discover Veracruz

Welcome tourists! In this edition, we will talk about the city of our neighboring country Mexico, where the most important commercial seaport of the country is located and which is also known as the 4 times heroic area. We are talking about Veracruz, Mexico. The city of Veracruz was founded by Hernán Cortés in 1519, with a population of just …

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U.S., Canada and Mexico reach trade agreement

By Chara The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that took effect in 1994 is gone. Or is about to be gone. In its place will be the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The deal is expected to be signed by leaders from the United States, Canada and Mexico at the end of November. The trade agreement needs to be ratified …

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Wonderful World: Discover Cologne

Welcome tourists! In this edition, we will talk about Cologne, the fourth largest city in Germany, where one of the most beautiful cathedrals on the planet is located. City founded in the year 38 B.C. and has just over 1 million citizens. Perhaps only a few know it but the Eau de Cologne has its origins in this city. Although …

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Multiple factors contributing to Mexico City’s water crisis

By Angie Baldelomar Mexico City is experiencing a water crisis. For five months of the year, many of the metropolis’ 21 million residents don’t have enough water to drink. About 40 percent of the drinking water is lost as it goes through cracked pipes because of a crumbling infrastructure. By the time water reaches Mexico City’s suburbs, water pressure has …

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Wonderful World: Discover Cologne

By Tom Sawyer Welcome tourists! In this edition, we will talk about Cologne, the fourth largest city in Germany, where one of the most beautiful cathedrals on the planet is located. City founded in the year 38 B.C. and has just over 1 million citizens. Perhaps only a few know it but the Eau de Cologne has its origins in …

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Mexímetro 09.27.19

09/20/18 Un choque que ocurrió en Monterrey, Nuevo León dejó como resultado 20 personas lesionadas. Todo ocurrió mientras dos autobuses circulaban en la carretera Pesquería. Autoridades de la policía de caminos están investigando que fue lo que ocasionó el accidente pues al día de hoy se desconoce como se dio el impacto entre estos dos autobuses. 09/21/18 La policía de …

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Wonderful World: Discover London

Welcome tourists! In this edition, we will talk about London, the largest city in the United Kingdom and also the capital of the country. The city was founded by the Romans with the name Londinium almost 2 thousand years ago. Its metropolitan area has around 14 million citizens, making it the most populated area in Europe. London is a global …

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Students in Mexico march to protest violence by “porros”

By Angie Baldelomar On Sept. 5, thousands of students at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), the largest and most prestigious public higher education institution in the country, marched to protest a recent campus attack against protesters. The students also were demanding an end to violence by groups of thugs who are often registered but don’t attend classes. Also …

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U.S. planning to pay Mexico to deport unauthorized immigrants

By Angie Baldelomar The Trump administration said in a recent notice to Congress it intends to take $20 million in foreign assistance funds and use it to help Mexico pay for plane and bus fare to deport as many as 17,000 unauthorized immigrants. The move would help increase the deportations of Central Americans that pass through Mexico to get to …

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