Mexico in the last chance saloon

Mexico is on a slippery slope to perdition. Only radical action can save it. Continue reading Mexico in the last chance saloon

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Conquering Mexico’s misplaced fortitude

Mexico has to root out corruption and impunity if it is ever to hold its head up again. Starting with Iguala. Continue reading Conquering Mexico’s misplaced fortitude

The Great Goddess reveals more of her secrets

Teotihuacan stands north-east of Mexico City, a vast complex of stone buildings that archaeologists have been excavating for decades. Now they believe they are close to discovering a royal tomb that will shed light on the region’s ancient rulers. Continue reading The Great Goddess reveals more of her secrets

Water rights: Hope for the Colorado River

For more than a decade the Colorado River has been practically drained dry before it reaches the Gulf of California – 5 trillion gallons of water sucked out by thirsty cities and farms across the south-western USA and northern Mexico. And demand is increasing. Continue reading Water rights: Hope for the Colorado River

You can’t tell a book by its cover

The village church of Santiago Tupátaro in Mexico’s Michoacán State was built in 1775. Indian artists painted the entire wooden ceiling with scenes of the life and death of Christ and the Virgin Mary. A simple whitewashed building, standing on old wooden planks, conceals the richness and beauty within. Continue reading You can’t tell a book by its cover

Morelia – Hotel de la Soledad

Where to stay in Morelia? There are many hotels, haciendas, and posadas. But there is only one place where time past meets time present in an atmosphere of tranquillity and where today’s visitor can live like a lord (at least until the next Revolution). Continue reading Morelia – Hotel de la Soledad