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Category: Mexico

Is Oaxaca the Future of Agriculture? 0

Is Oaxaca the Future?

Mexico’s new president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, is promoting a series of new socio-economic initiatives in the nation’s southernmost, and poorest, regions during the initial year of his six-year term in office. In states...

Wage War on Corruption 0

War on Corruption

The people of Mexico must fight four wars to save their country, according to some observers. The first is a war on corruption; the second, criminality; the third, poverty; and the fourth, U.S. meddling....

Joy, Pain, and a New Oven in Oaxaca 0

Joy, Pain, and a New Oven

Francisco Toledo, the famous Mexican painter, is showing off his latest creation. But it’s not a new work of graphic art, for which the artist is known. Rather, it’s an oven, which uses sunlight...

Oaxaca's Corn Growers Return to Their Fields 2

Corn Growers Return

Now that the rains have started falling again in the central valleys of Oaxaca, farmers are returning to their fields. With an end to the drought lasting the entire month of June and into...

Will Oaxaca's corn farmers go north? 2

Will Corn Farmers Go North?

Each year rising temperatures and dwindling water supplies will lead to the failure of increasing numbers of crops on farms across the globe. At a time of de-stabilizing climate change, the people who work...

Can Mexicans Take Back Their Corn? 1

Can Mexicans Take Back Their Corn?

Mexicans are looking for new solutions to farming problems that have been growing steadily worse for 25 years. At the moment, they can’t feed themselves. They have to import half of their food from...

Can Mexico Produce Its Own Food? 2

Can Mexico Produce Its Own Food?

After Americans elected Donald Trump to the United States’ presidency in 2016, Mexicans, it seems, are going to elect their own nationalist president in 2018. Voters in many different countries increasingly are embracing politicians...

Corn Tortillas: The Key to Mexico's Presidential Election 1

Corn Tortillas and an Election

Corn tortillas, along with rice and beans, are the most important foods in the diet of millions of people across Mexico. Analysts estimate the rate of consumption of corn tortillas in the country at...